Chicago Suntimes— "A work of genius. Captures Shaffer's play in full glory. Altogether bravura. director Gary Griffin's radiant revival, with a truly starry cast all its own, easily can stand beside anything Broadway has to offer. This is a crystal clear, visually ravishing, fully glorious version of a play most audiences know only from its less-than-ideal movie incarnation. And if Chicago Shakespeare were not on such a tight subscription schedule it easily could run for a year."
Chicago Tribune– "An exceptionally well-acted and skillfully directed "Amadeus" that fundamentally gets and celebrates the play. Engaging and theatrically full-throttle. A rich, deftly cast, fully realized and emotionally honest production… the understated Lance Baker is darn good, too, as the emperor of Austria, a vapid patron whose love of the arts means little because he knows so little about it."
Copley News-– "A brilliant revival. A