Reviews and Awards


Fringe Festival Audience Favorite Award 2009
By a wide margin Singin Wid A Sword In Ma Han won the
Audience Favorite Award out of 201 shows at the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival.


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Players Theatre
4 Stars- “Captivating Docudrama”
“The vibrant songs are both moving and catchy.” “Anyone who enjoys enthusiastic church choirs and oral storytelling will be singin’ along.”

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Players Theatre
“funny, warm, touching, and engaging”
“Vienna Carroll and Ade Herbert are both gifted and charming performers”
“All the performers have beautiful, resonant voices…” “simply and effectively directed by Keith E. Johnston… skillfully lit by Peter Leonard. …effectively enraptures us… a play full of great and simple achievements.”


NorthStar NewsFringe Festival
Players Theatre
“Wonderful… moving Underground Railroad love story… beautifully sung… creative imagery.” -Sandra A. Daley


Mount Vernon Daily VoiceMount Vernon Public Library
“I highly recommend the showing of the docudrama SINGIN WID A SWORD IN MA HAN in any possible venue…entertaining, educational and inspiring.” Charlotte Schachter, President, Friends of the Mount Vernon Public Library