See it if You enjoy singing rather than screaming, lyrics that are clever and decipherable, a kind a jaunty, zany show that Comden & Green did.
Don't see it if You don't like to engage your brain and if you are one of those annoying twits who is constantly checking email. If you're next to me-death
See it if You know enough about the theatre industry to be entertained by caricatures of theatre critics.
Don't see it if The names "Ben Brantley" and "Michael Riedel" don't mean anything to you.
"Composer and songwriter are trying to make a comment about the difficulty of creation and the role observers can play in the artistic process. But that lesson plays as though it was tacked on to a less-intellectually-taxing answer to 'The Producers...' The resulting show isn't much fun at all."
"'What Do Critics Know?' turned out to be a very pleasant surprise, filled with vibrant dance numbers, a lush, beautiful score and seamlessly energetic direction by Michael Bello. A long life should be in store for such a delightfully brainy show...The show is such a hug to theatre lovers, that all one wants to do is get in on some of the lovin.'"