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REVIEWS & PRESS

 (l to r) Deirdre O'Connell & Clementine Belber in NEXT DOOR at New York Theatre Workshop production presented by Monk Parrots.

(l to r) Deirdre O'Connell & Clementine Belber in NEXT DOOR at New York Theatre Workshop production presented by Monk Parrots.

Terminus

"...heartbreaking, brilliant...Gabriel Jason Dean has written a handful of a role in his handful of a play, a tale of Southern Gothic horror where fantasy and reality, past and present, freely intermingle."
The New York Times
 
"Feisty as hell...theatrical magic..."
The New Yorker
 
"...a masterful new work of great power and beauty."  
Broadway World

Heartland

"HEARTLAND lifts the veil between Western and Middle Eastern culture in a riveting drama...it triumphs in its directness and power..." -- Rochester Democrat & Chronicle USA Today Network
 
"...a beautiful and profound play...Gabriel Jason Dean takes a disturbingly real historic event and weaves a tale that transcends borders and time....not-to-be-missed." -- Beyond the Nest
 (l to r) Mari Vial-Golden & Owais Ahmed in Geva Theatre production, part of National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.

(l to r) Mari Vial-Golden & Owais Ahmed in Geva Theatre production, part of National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.


 (l to r) Dennis Bailey & Jennifer Underwood in The VORTEX production, Austin, TX.

(l to r) Dennis Bailey & Jennifer Underwood in The VORTEX production, Austin, TX.

Qualities of Starlight

“…a well-crafted…engaging drama...QUALITIES OF STARLIGHT registers as a welcome find.”     – Washington Post
 
“...incredibly smart, effective, memorable, and honest...if work like this continues, Gabriel Jason Dean is sure to be thought of as a great modern American playwright.”
-- Broadway World
 
“…well-structured and poetic…plays out in a chorus of beautifully interlaced dialogue…burrows down to the roots of estrangement, but finds hope along the way.”
-- Washington City Paper