"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