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See it if Great seeing three sisters in a non Chekhov play. Rispoli is terrific as patriarch. Fantastic set.
Don't see it if Bresnahan is not persuasively Italian, sinking the matriarch role. She felt like an albatross dooming the play. Writing is weaker in Act II.
See it if Great acting in a new play about an immigrant Italian family in 1960s Brooklyn. Play has a lot of heart, evokes community and family.
Don't see it if Sudden loud noises scare you.
See it if You are interested in a flash back to Brooklyn or Italian culture with a 60's feel. You appreciate LGBTQ themes.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to flashing lights or a loud explosion sound. It's not throughout,but important to note for those with health conditions
See it if immigrant family drama set in the early 60's, and the impact an historical tradegy has on each of the characters. Inner strength develops.
Don't see it if You do not family dramas or if you want a light or musical fare. This one will keep you thinking.
See it if a time-period piece, still relevant today, regarding family, difficulties, changes and acceptance appeals to you
Don't see it if depictions of stereotypes during the late 50s and early 60s is not interesting for you
See it if You enjoy or relate to Italian-American culture, like historical events being woven into fictional plots, like open-minded LGBT plots
Don't see it if You don't like stories about strong women, feel the need to be profoundly moved, or are triggered by abusive or surprisingly events.
See it if you enjoy a portrait of a complicated family and portrait of a time and neighborhood. You like an intimate theater and a genuinely good play
Don't see it if you are concerned about having a strong reaction to a very surprising, traumatic event. There is definitely shock and fear evoked.
See it if Want an okay show which is ambitious and tells an interesting story though it falls short of it's mark
Don't see it if Have something else come.up or.have to walk the.dog, feed the cat...etc.
See it if you enjoy plays that tackle relevant current issues about what it means to be a woman in a shifting culture. It's powerful & emotional.
Don't see it if you want something lighthearted or are turned off by on-stage violence, especially violence against women. It was uncomfortable at times.
See it if Wonderful story and excellent performances highlight this personal tale of family relationships in the early 60's. insightful and moving
Don't see it if You don't enjoy character studies that slowly take time to evolve
See it if you're a fan of great acting and want to see a satisfying, surprising, incisive new addition to the dysfunctional family drama genre.
Don't see it if you're just looking for fluff or spectacle.
See it if Worth seeing for 3 beats and to experience a literal and prolonged jaw drop. The rare play with more F than M, and F independent of M
Don't see it if Over family dysfunction plays with plots visible from a mile away (ok, all the relevant bits at least). Audio aids seem ineffective
See it if you like a bit of retro acting. A look into Brooklyn immigration. Tragedy , sympathy and humor. Well stage after all its Roundabout Theater
Don't see it if strong drama is not your think.
See it if you enjoy family dramas that also incorporate some NY culture and history.
Don't see it if you want to see something lighthearted or startle easily with loud noises.