"irresistibly enlightening." — Robert Hurwitt, The San Francisco Chronicle

"It's a largely comic evening of serious ideas" — Dennis Harvery, Variety

"Well crafted, comprehensible, and wildly entertaining, it's a fabulous addition to Jackson's oeuvre, and a terrific culmination for Shotgun Players' 2011 season." — Rachel Swan, The East Bay Express

"This provocative piece grapples with a tangle of issues, from the love of spectacle that dominates both theater and religion and narcissism of the artist to the price paid for heroism in a cowardly time. But perhaps the most potent theme is the long and storied history of protest in this country." — Karen D'Souza,

"bold and effective" — Lily Janiak, SF Weekly

"a good part of the achievement of director Jackson and his generally muscular cast is making a complex play of enduring ideas and conflicts look so effortless and fun." Robert Avila, San Francisco Bay Guardian

"It’s rare to find a production that offers so much substance and Shotgun Players, which closes the 2011 season with God’s Plot, can march into the new year triumphant." Lou Fancher,

And hey, check it out: we got listed in The Week as well: click here for a pdf of the magazine clipping.


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