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See it if You want to be repeatedly stunned into disbelief (and possibly even hypnotized) at off-Broadway prices.
Don't see it if You live in terror of mind readers or audience participation.
See it if you can suspend belief and have an enjoyable two and a half hours. very entertaining.
Don't see it if want a plot or want to figure out the trappings of how the "magic" works. much more fun to go with it...
See it if If you like direct interaction between performer and audience. (Similar to PRIVACY at the Public). You want your mind to be challenged.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy one-person shows. You aren't willing to suspend disbelief (i.e. you don't want to let your mind be tricked).
See it if You like being pleasantly surprised, and you don't mind participating.
Don't see it if You're a big skeptic, or you don't like the possibility of being chosen as a volunteer.
See it if you like magic or puzzles. Brown is entertaining and fun, and the relatively small space makes it even more enjoyable.
Don't see it if you're looking for thoughtful or edgy theater. Don't volunteer to be a participant if you'd rather not be a center of attention
See it if you're willing to let go a bit and experience some pretty cool mental manipulations of the audience.
Don't see it if you're looking for a play or musical. It's more a mind reading with some magic thrown in. You have a phobia of audience participation.
See it if you've never seen a mentalist before. Mr. Brown is incredible, and he will leave you wondering how anything is even possible.
Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional theater experience. This is less of a "play" and more of a psychological performance by Mr. Brown
See it if You're willing and excited to have your mind challenged. An incredible showman, and you know it's all fake...but you'll be questioning it.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the power of suggestion, or you have a phobia of someone messing with your brain. You simply don't enjoy magic.
See it if You want to see a great mentalist and wonder how he did it. I have my suspicions. You'll leave the theater amazed and baffled.
Don't see it if You want to see a play or musical.
See it if mentalism, illusion, and cheeky British men. I was thrilled to see Derren Brown perform live. Great fun, and family friendly.
Don't see it if You don't like magic, or have seen a lot of Derren Brown's televised programs. There's not a lot of new material in this show.
See it if You're wanting to escape everyday life for an evening, you love surprises, and you might just want to get out of your seat to participate.
Don't see it if You're satisfied with reality as you know it or you're looking for a standard play/musical. This is something else entirely.