“And the show’s design is staggeringly grand (it will be a hard act to follow even for the most well-endowed regional theater), with costume maestro Virgil Johnson serving up a feast of ravishing textiles and dramatic silhouettes, and set designer Collette Pollard (backed by lighting wizard Michelle Habeck) conjuring the architectural magic of Venice with its black marble arcades and tiled floors.”

—Hedi Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times