"....there’s....an uplifting human message to Mary and Max, which endears you to it, and in the second act, the story shifts focus to Mary’s journey and becomes something else altogether: an old-fashioned coming-of-age musical after all, and not an unlikeable one at that."
October 20, 2018, by Stephen Hunt
"Though I left the theatre in tears, I was moved by the talent and generosity of the actors on the stage and the story they were telling. When you support new works, I encourage you to support new works that have something important to say and I think Mary and Max is just that sort of show. It must be fate.
"Bobby Cronin has created a fantastic score, using the movie's instrumental theme along with brand new creations to highlight the entire cast through an eclectic but connected assortment of styles..."
October 24, 2018, by Vicki Trask
"Theatre Calgary's world premiere of Mary And Max ó A New Musical with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin and book by Crystal Skillman is a love letter to marginalized people everywhere regardless of age, sex or culture.
"Bretta Gerecke's simple but effective multi-level set, Kimberly Purtell's lighting and Sean Nieuwenhuis' projections allow the action of the play to travel all over the real world and into a few imaginary ones as well."
October 25, 2018, by Louis B. Hobson