“In order to get any truth about myself, I must have contact with another person. The other is indispensable to my own existence, as well as to my knowledge about myself”.
“My choice, Happy Days at Dallas’ Kitchen Dog Theater, was an acting tour de force to rival anything I’ve seen in the past year, New York theatre-going included”.
“The humor in Happy Days can be bleak and cynical, but as performed by Kitchen Dog’s Shelley Tharp-Payton (under Bobbi Masters’ direction), the words also take on a new glaze of optimism”.
Sept 26, 2002
“Happy Days’ a fun, moving treat”
Sept 17, 2002
“Kitchen Dog makes Beckett’s bleak ‘Happy Days’ worthwhile”.
Dallas Morning News
September 17, 2002
“…Tharp-Payton found humor and resonance in a play famous for its obscure, repetitive dialogue”.
January 2, 2003