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“‘Holiday Heart’ is a searing examination of the life of an abandoned inner-city child and the big-hearted man who takes her in. It’s smart, it’s funny, and… it would be hard to find a play more relevant to the world around us… ‘Holiday Heart’ manage(s) to avoid the stereotypes of the underclass that turn up in the entertainment media.” (Wall Street Journal editorial, Feb. 27,1995.)

“… Nothing is moving because the writing is dead, crammed with sitcom cuteness and sitcom uplift…. This play’s cliches are not only wooden and phony, they’re insulting in their reduction of African-American character types to junkies, hookers and drag queens.” (Wall Street Journal review, Feb. 28,1995.)

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