New York Drama Desk Nominee ~ Outstanding Choreography
The musical theme is most obvious in the play’s more experimental aspects – simple but elegant dance numbers (with choreography by Barry McNabb) – and more stealthily present in a script that sings and characters that swell and ebb like the ocean.
– Peter Santilli, NEWSDAY / Associated Press
Choreographed by Barry McNabb. . . . ‘Try a Little Tenderness’ is also heard, accompanying a darker interlude that finds Rich’s uncle John performing a wrenching dance of death with the spirit of his just-deceased wife.
– Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
The thrill of that first night is rendered, as is Carla’s death, in moving dances by Barry McNabb.
– Ada Calhoun, New York Magazine
Discovering their shared attraction, Rich and the ladies begin stepping around to Johann Strauss strains. As choreographed by Barry McNabb, they delightfully display the lightness of being that Shanley’s ‘watercolor’ designation implies.
– David Finkle, Theatremania.com
It’s all moving and often funny, with the dance sequences a stunning and inventive fit.
– Elyse Sommer, CurtainUp.com
Barry McNabb’s endearing choreography, which makes extravagant use of available stage space, it highlights every emotion, every nuance of plot and character with subtle wit and color.
– Matthew Murray, TalkingBroadway.com