"Jacob Hoffman...gave 'Mama, Look Sharp,' a glowing reading, his youthful appearance adding to the poignancy."

 - Cabaret Scenes, 54 Below Sings 1776


  - Chicago Tribune, Falsettos

"Hoffman pulls off the neat trick of playing adolescent awkwardness with poise, giving the show the emotional grounding it needs" 

- Chicago Reader,  Falsettos

"A wonderful young star ... with eager sweetness and comic invention"    

- Time Out New York, I'll Be Damned

"Both hilarious and touching ... a real find." 

 - New York Post, I'll Be Damned

"Terrific - his bright singing, agility and all encompassing musical and comedic range remind me of a budding Danny Kaye" 

- Curtain Up, I'll Be Damned