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for a previous production "Thanks to two of the most beautiful actors, the results are captivating...Director Ralph G. Peña has given the play a wonderful, self-contained world of life and movement. At times it is almost too stylized...But still, it is the delicacy he has allotted to his actors that makes them ring so very true...His control over the script and its necessary actions is remarkable..I do believe that this is one play that will develop a life, best seen with these two actors and this director staging it." Full Review
for a previous production “Director Jo Bonney keeps this show moving expertly as she nurtures these characters into genuine life with the help of this talented company of players. No possible moment or action goes unexplored or unused here…The practical work here is superb and Bonney needs to be credited with melding the elements, human and technical, to come up with a new life form, the perfectly surprising play that satisfies without pandering to audience needs...A play that cries out to be seen.” Full Review
for a previous production "Surrounding this cast is an ensemble of players who are the most amazing folks on our regional stages today...It just brings the expressiveness of a great show about fascinating people who illuminate the perfections of love and trust and humane behavior. 'Southern Comfort' is the best new show I’ve seen, bar none!" Full Review
for a previous production "In the play, Wolfert often calls on the words of Shakespeare to present the next phase of his story, or to express in glorious tones the inglorious world he has occupied. He moves freely and conveniently between these two worlds...Wolfert is a dynamic performer, a compelling storyteller, and a consummate actor and mime...The play moves swiftly and even the hardest narrative is treated with patience...There is such a directness in all this that it is a marvel." Full Review
for a previous production "Director Bob Moss has brought a professional gloss to the show and the result is a shimmering, dancing, constantly active appearance which produces a highly professional show even though the acting is sometimes a bit off and edgy and not quite what it should be…I wish it wasn’t miked, for that did make for a few problems in the sound of the piece. However, that aside, the show is a delight, informative and musically rich, fascinating in its dramatic history and poignant." Full Review