"Mr. Martinez, too, is excellent, presenting a complex, layered character in Homer, a rival for Penny’s affection and sometimes-nemesis to Hero."-Tare Kennedy onstageblog
"Did I say earlier that I found this show comforting?...that’s the glory of Parks’ writing, Diamond’s direction and the plainspoken intensity of the 12-person cast. “Father Comes Home From the Wars” is smoothly paced. It has blue skies and bluesy music. It’s not sensationalized or showy. It’s language-based, and those words flow steadily and gracefully. "- Christopher Arnott, The Courant
"This first installment of Father Comes Home from the Wars takes an unflinching look at the cruelty and evil of slavery, while acknowledging that its opposite—freedom—is messy."- Ilana Walder-Biesanz, Starkinsider
San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle 2019:
Best Principle Actor, Principle Actress, & Feature Actor.
5 Tony Award Nominations!
New York Times & Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick
"Audiences will find that Beale’s anger now feels so palpably topical that, when Beale urges America to stand up for itself and send out a mighty roar of disapproval, it takes a lot of self-control to keep from jumping up and shouting along."-Marilyn Stasio, Variety
"If you’re a glutton for great, high-risk acting, you owe yourself the thrill — of watching Network"- Ben Brantley New York Times
“An astonishing tour de force” - David Rooney Hollywood Reporter
"Russian director Dmitry Krymov’s first English-language production at Yale transcends language and form."- Gabe Cohen, American Theater Magazine
"The action proved explosive when Julian Elijah Martinez, as Captain Solyony of the Russian Army, devoured the scenery in a hyperbolic display of rage..."- Phillip Lutz, The New York Times
"This is really, really a show worth seeing, for the creative risks it takes throughout, and fact that it sticks every single landing — in this play-within-a-play-withn-a-play, the meat and the marrow of Chekhov are laid bare on the table and eaten raw."- Lucy Gellman The New Haven Independent