"Amelia thrums with a cast of ghostly personae."
- New York Times
"Brings a corner of the Civil War vividly to life … rich in language, history and ideas … tour de force. Webb's play mines an intriguing sidebar of the Civil War - several hundred women fought in the war disguised as men."
(Editor's Pick) - The Washington Post
"Amelia recreates Civil War history with uncanny accuracy and delivers a knockout story of young lovers caught up in one of history’s great wars."
- History News Network
"Alex Webb has crafted an ingenious tale…The narrative is historical, yet relevantly feminist, emotionally brutal, yet romantic, and constantly upsetting, yet amusing."
"After 90 minutes in a room with just two bodies on stage, you leave with a head full of vivid pictures, indelible images of woman consumed by her purpose, and a nation consuming itself."
- Washington City Paper
"This simply presented production exemplifies the astonishing power of theatre to unexpectedly grab you and carry you off into an adventure of the soul."
- DC Theatre Scene
"I don’t think I was the only attendee who was weeping at the end of this play, a tour de force."
- Women Around Town
"Thoroughly compelling… One of the more refreshing aspects about Webb’s script is how much artistry it allows for in theatre-making."
- Theatre is Easy
"Webb has an admirable facility for colorful and evocative language, able to create many believable characters, settings, and circumstances with nothing but the actors' words and motions."