Chicago Tribune - Recommended
"...The show reconnects this city to a nautical heritage beyond the familiar world of wealthy bankers in weekend pleasure crafts. It reminds us that much of the North Side of Chicago -- where this theater sits -- was built by the sweat of German immigrants."
Windy City Times - Somewhat Recommended
"...But largely, The Christmas Schooner offers pleasant tunes as well as a warm and fuzzy message about how certain objects like Christmas trees can evoke so many feelings of joy and nostalgia—even in sad or depressing times."
Chicago Free Press - Highly Recommended
"...Bailiwick’s twelfth and final showing of their annual “The Christmas Schooner” is one of the strongest versions of this Chicago holiday tradition that has been produced. There is humor, warmth and poignant determination at play here..."
ChicagoCritic - Highly Recommended
"...Bailiwick Repertory’s production highlights fine choral singing with melodious harmonies and moving tones. A.Scott Williams, as music director and accompanist, weaves through the score with fine piano work. The cast is delivers journeymen performances."
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