“The School for Scandal” opened Nov. 19,1995, at the Lyceum Theatre to six negative reviews (Brantley, Times; Cunningham, WCBS-TV; Lyons, Wall Street Journal; Simon, New York; Sommers, Star- Ledger; le Sourd, Gannett) and six mixed reviews (Barnes, Post; Feingold, Village Voice; Feldberg, Record; Jacobson, Newsday; Kissel, Daily News; Kuchwara, A.P.).
“Racing Demon” opened Nov. 21,1995, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater to nine positive reviews (Barnes, Post; Franklin, New Yorker; Heilpern, Observer; Kuchwara, A.P.; Leithauser, Time; Simon, New York; Sommers, Star-Ledger; le Sourd, Gannett; Winer, Newsday), six negative reviews (Allen, Time Out; Cunningham, WCBS-TV; Feingold, Village Voice; Feldberg, Record; Kissel, Daily News; Lyons, Wall Street Journal) and three mixed reviews (Canby, Times; Jefferson, Sunday Times; Stearns, U.S. A. Today).