During its original run BURNING BLUEBEARD received critical praise and was named one of the “2011 Best of Fringe” by the Chicago Tribune, one of the “Top Five Funniest Shows of 2011” by WBEZ Radio and one of the “Twelve Outstanding Ensembles of 2011” by Time Out Chicago’s Kris Vire.
“The whole thing smacks of a wonderful sort of weirdness — abrasive, funny and accessibly avant-garde.” –Nina Metz, The Chicago Tribune
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! “An altogether haunting, thrillingly imagined production.” –Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
“Alternatively wistful, sidesplitting and chill inducing.” –Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago
“Whip smart and feverishly emotional” –Chicago Sun-Times
“Outstanding” ★★★★ –TimeOut Chicago
The entire show is gripping in its originality, intensity and boundary-crossing audacity.” ★★★½ –Chicago Tribune