Reviews

“Gibson is superb as Neasa, forcefully traversing a range of emotions in a relatively short time and giving us a strong sense of the person behind those emotions” ~ The Boston Globe (on Shining City)

“Played with almost outrageous anger by a very talented Deanna Gibson” ~ Berkshire Bright Focus (on Shining City)

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“Gibson and Frederic are excellent. Their droll humor & comedic timing reminded me of Carol Burnett and Harvey Kormin” ~ The Miami Herald (on The 39 Steps)

“Deanna Gibson delivers a standout performance, jumping from one impossible accent to another…The sole woman in the cast, she seems to be the glue that holds it all together” ~ Miami New Times (on The 39 Steps)

“Gibson’s boundless energy makes the show” ~ Backstage (on NYC Fringe Festival’s angel/buddy) 

“Such is her gift as a chameleon” ~ Naples News (on Collected Stories)

Miami Herald“Deanna Gibson gives the most riotous performance” ~ Theatremania (on Delirium’s Daughters)

“Gibson has shown her comedic chops before…but here, she outdoes herself” ~ Orlando Sentinel (on Taming of the Shrew)

“Deanna Gibson effectively eclipsed memories of Holliday’s performance when she absolutely nailed the role of Billie Dawn…The night belonged to Gibson” ~ Naples News (on Born Yesterday)

“Her comedic skills are so well honed that she can draw laughs simply from dealing a deck of cards or shaking off a sleepy foot” ~ News-Press.com (on Born Yesterday)

“Like a young Carol Burnett, Gibson adeptly mixes vulnerability with humor” ~ Florida Weekly (on Almost, Maine)

“Deanna Gibson’s emotionally raw Queen Elizabeth tugged at the heartstrings, but she also portrayed a brave, unflinching woman” ~ Queens Chronicle; “Deanna Gibson as Queen Elizabeth is spellbinding” ~ blogcritics.com (on Richard III)

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“Her confrontation with Iago was so wrenching, people around me in the audience were gasping & sobbing” ~ Queens Gazette (on Othello)

“Gibson is a delightful ditz” ~ ReadingEagle; “She has a wonderful gift for comedic timing” ~ Lehigh Valley Press (on Lend Me a Tenor)

“The most charming performance, however, comes from cute-as-a-bug Deanna Gibson as Edith” ~ TCPalm Entertainment (on Blithe Spirit)

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“Indeed, much of Howard’s depth is derived from playing off the meticulously crafted character of Sarah, played beautifully by Deanna Gibson, who brought not only dimension to her role, but to that of Howard’s” ~ Pelican Press; “He’s playing against a sweet gem of an actress, Deanna Gibson, who brings great “grit” to the role of Sarah” ~ Sanibel-Captiva Islander (on Trying)

(Photo credits: Shining City: David Fertik; The 39 Steps:Tony Firriolo; Taming of the Shrew: Landon St. Gordon; Delirium’s Daughters: Michael Blase)

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