See it if ur up for a skillfully played anti-holiday dramedy/farce in which 3 middle class couples reverse social status over 3 Xmases in 70s Britain.
Don't see it if u expect this to be a frivolous, knee-slapping British farce [It's a funny play but w/serious political overtones & an implicit malaise].
See it if you want to return to the aspirational 1970's where everyone believed in themselves on the surface while hopping to find it deeper within.
Don't see it if you want a full performance of this very well written play which needs better ensemble work than this cast is giving it.
See it if You are a fan of British humor. This was a bit dark, with lots of physicality. It reminded me of As Time Goes By, the sitcom with Judi Dench
Don't see it if You want to see something edgy, modern or updated.
See it if you want to see a play by a major mid-20th Century English playwright; you enjoy British farce--even when it isn't particularly well acted.
Don't see it if you expect this to be as good as the original or as good as the revival of 'Noises Off" a few years back.
See it if Amusing, clever satire, funny farce and social commentary all at the same time. Inventive and fun.
Don't see it if Has a nasty edge. A little slow by today's comedy standards.
See it if you want a play that deals with upward mobility with humor and surprising twists.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the dry humor of that era. Thought the second act was very funny while first and third required more interpretation.
See it if A very early version of an Ayckbourn treatment. Worth seeing for that reason. Slapstick ending is pretty funny.
Don't see it if Feels a bit strained, stilted and dated. Ayckbourn got much better.
See it if You love the British class humour. You enjoy writing from a well renowned writer. You want to see British theatrical talent.
Don't see it if You cannot invest in the characters journeys. You don’t understand British humour.
See it if Want to see something really British. Can transport yourself back to the 70s with their ideals and social status.
Don't see it if You have little patience. You need to be prepared for 2.5 hours. It’s worth it.
See it if You appreciate the talent which is Alan Ayckbourn and 70s comedy. Superb acting and direction and a welcome unlike any in NYC.
Don't see it if You do not appreciate British 70s humour. You are a feminist.
See it if If like me, you don’t remember it from it’s broadway run in the 70s enjoy a tight ensemble of actors for a lesser known troupe.
Don't see it if Don’t want to see a farce. Expecting a great stage set, Don’t like British humor as stale as it is