|Colleen Smith Wallnau as Mary Todd Lincoln
Here's what the critics are saying...
Full Review of Mary Todd in Variety
"...Play provides a role many an actress would cherish, and before it falls into the hands of a Zoe Caldwell
or a Rosemary Harris, I trust Colleen Smith Wallnau will have the opportunity to reach larger audiences in her stunning performance."
Robert L. Daniels
Click on for full review by Peter Filichia in the Star Ledger
"No question that this Mary Todd has a need to explain herself, and Wallnau delivers her lines
briskly, rarely taking the time to lick her lips. But she isn't going too fast to be understood -- either in speech or
in capturing the essence of Mary Todd Lincoln...
She certainly is doing first-rate work with this first lady."
Full Text of Dr. Cahir's Letter click here.
complex of construction as Mary's story, told in a non-linear manner of flashes that move forward and back in time, keeps
us (the audience) moving through arcs upon arcs: arcs of experience, arcs of emotions, and arcs of meaning."
Dr. Linda Cahir
Professor of English