"A semi-fantastical play with a dry sense of humor, always handy when dystopia threatens. But its most distinctive feature is a sonic glow as entrancing as a phosphorescent sea. Vocally complex, rich and consistently surprising, Catherine Brookman’s music elevates the play onto another plane...'The Upper Room' is more thoughtful than grim. There’s exuberance here, and the musical numbers — moodily lit with daffy-beautiful choreography — let it take flight."
"A call to nature is being heard in Greenwich Village this spring, as 'The Upper Room' is a simple yet transcendent production that invites us into its organically fantastical world...Despite narrative issues, the aesthetic creativity of 'The Upper Room' manages to prevail, making the piece a captivating escape from New York City into an enticingly natural world."