Here’s an updated list of some of the critical feedback I’ve gotten about my work — from critics, directors, and audience members on three different continents.
“I laughed so much I was sore the next day.” That’s what one patron in New Jersey had to say.
“One of the most hilarious shows we’ve done.” That’s from the director at a theatre in Ohio that produced one of my scripts.
“All-around brilliance . . . Dwayne Yancey wrote a genuinely witty and sharp script.” That’s what a theatre critic in Great Britain had to say about one of my shows.
“Blood-curdingly amazing.” That’s what one critic in Australia had to say of a show I had there.
“Beautifully structured, fascinating, and vaguely dangerous.” That’s how one New York actor described my work.
“To be honest, each time I’d open up a play and see your name attached to it, I’d get excited. You are quite a talent.” That’s what the director of a play festival in Michigan had to say.
“Zombie Christmas was an audience favorite! Your sense of humor is deadly (if I may), and people were laughing out loud at all the right spots.” That’s what the director of a play festival in Illinois had to say about my short Christmas play “A Zombie Christmas.”
“It was heartbreaking . . . I was crying through most of the show. It absolutely is a compliment that I found it heartbreaking . . . People must be carefully guided to open their hearts to new ideas. And I think your scripts do that.” That’s what an audience member in Ohio had to say about one of my dramas.
“So many of the things in this are really wonderful . . . and the audience is laughing . . . This afternoon is our last performance but I just wanted to let you know that I am so happy you wrote such a fun, relatable piece to perform.” That’s what an actress in New Jersey had to say about “Catch of the Day.”
“Loved ‘The Recruiter.’ It was a very thoughtful piece and I’m glad we were able to include it.” That’s what a producer in Houston had to say about one of my short pieces.
“It’s a brilliant script.” That’s what a director in the United Kingdom had to say.
“Your play was my favorite.” That’s what an audience member who saw my work in a 10-minute play festival posted.
“Your piece is stunning.” — producer of “The Cellphones of the Dead” In Washington
“I had multiple people approach me after and say how moved they were by your play.” — producer of “The Cellphones of the Dead” In Washington
“It’s one of the more moving pieces for me”— actor in producer of “The Cellphones of the Dead” In Washington