REGIONAL REVIEWS


POIGNANT AND SPINE-CHILLING!  A SHOW WITH UNIVERSAL APPEAL !”
“THE SCORE IS EXCITING, INFECTIOUS, AND LIVELY!”
    -Joel Hirschhorn, Variety

SUPERB! AN IRRESISTIBLE SHOW!”     
    *CRITIC’S CHOICE *
-Don Shirley, The LA Times  

“LOVELY, WINNING, AND FULL OF HEART!  AN EMOTIONALLY SOARING SCORE!”
    *CRITIC’S CHOICE *
-Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times  

"THOUGH THE MENU AT THE GRILL MAY BE HUMBLE, IT'S FOUR-STAR THEATRE!

SPITFIRE HAS ENORMOUS PSYCHOLOGICAL SCOPE FOR A DECEPTIVELY SMALL MUSICAL. DEEPLY INTIMATE, WITH AN IMPRESSIVE, COMPLEX, AND TUNEFUL ARRAY OF MUSICAL INSPIRATIONS.!"
    -Sally Cragin, The Boston Globe

“AN ABSORBING SOCIAL/SPIRITUAL MUSICAL DRAMA THAT'S TERRIFIC ENTERTAINMENT !”
"SPITFIRE COVERS BIG THEMES AS VAST AS SALVATION, FORGIVENESS, AND REDEMPTION IN A
SPIRITED AND ENGROSSING EVENING OF THEATRE !"
    -Ed Kaufman, The Hollywood Reporter

“THE MESSAGE IS UPLIFTING, THE SCORE IS LOVELY!”
    -Michael Toscano, The Washington Post

FRESH, SOULFUL, AND ENGAGING !”
    -Chris Jones, The Chicago Tribune

A TRIUMPH !  A CHARMING AND ENGAGING MUSICAL THAT EMBRACES ITS AUDIENCE.”
“TICKETS ARE SO HOT THE THEATRE IS ADDING CHAIRS !”
    *CRITIC’S CHOICE *
-Damien Jaques, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

THE SPITFIRE GRILL SENDS YOU HOME FEELING WARM ALL OVER!”
    *CRITIC’S STAR *
-Kathy Janich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution  

“A MUSICAL OF GENTLE SWEEP, QUIET CONVICTION, AND HOMESPUN CHARM...
CALL IT THEATRE FOR THE HEART.”
    -Charles Passy, Palm Beach Post

“A SOARING, SHIMMERING SCORE!”    
-Christine Dolen, Miami Herald

“A RICHLY REWARDING EXPERIENCE. DON’T MISS THIS ONE!”
    -Everett Evans, The Houston Chronicle

" THE SPITFIRE GRILL IS SUPPLIED WITH MAGIC IN FULL MEASURE!"
    *CRITICS CHOICE*
    -Roy Proctor, The Richmond Times Dispatch

“DRAMA WITH MUSIC DOESN'T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS!”
    -Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News

“THIS TALE OF RENEWAL IS LIKE A PAIR OF ARMS, WAITING TO WRAP ITS AUDIENCE IN A HUG.”
    -Daryl H. Miller, The LA Times

THE SPITFIRE GRILL IS REMARKABLE AND PROFOUND! IN TIME IT WILL BECOME A CLASSIC.”
    *CRITIC’S CHOICE *    
-Tom Williams, The Chicago Critic

LIFE-AFFIRMING, WARMLY HUMOROUS, STIRRING, AND EXULTANT !”
    -Misha Berson, The Seattle Times