"Stage Director Haley Stamats makes her RWP directing debut with Amahl. In her program note, Stamats shares she envisions Amahl’s mother as both widowed and unexpectedly unemployed, drawing a realistic picture of shattered families who are thrust into economic distress and even homelessness. Her clean direction and thoughtful choices keep the singers and storyline out front. She makes good use of the space by featuring the chorus effectively on two levels. "
- Yvonna Hudson, Pittsburgh in the Round
"After seeing a series of paintings come to life, Ching then delves into the controversy that would haunt Wood when his lithograph “Sultry Night,” depicting a nude farmhand bathing beside a livestock trough, was deemed pornographic."
-Diana Nollen, The Cedar Rapids Gazette