REVIEWS + PRESS

ATLANTA THEATRE BUZZ

Curious Incident 

"A young man of seemingly endless energy and invention, a man of such creativity... What he is, is a marvel." -Brad Rudy

AJC

Curious Incident

"In "Curious Incident," the directors wisely cast a newcomer on the local scene as Christopher... [Brandon] completely and convincingly seems to lose himself in the part." -Bert Osborne

ARTS ATL

Curious Incident

"Mayes is new to Atlanta theater and makes one heck of a first impression...Watching him twist, jerk and contort his body as Christopher struggles is arresting. He renders the teen so vividly and with dignity." -Kelundra Smith

ATLANTA INTOWN

Curious Incident

"The most remarkable Atlanta debut I have ever witnessed...It is with considerable awe that I tell you that the entire evening rests on his shoulders, despite all the elaborate trappings around him...He’s a major talent." -Manning Harris

ATLANTA INTOWN

Indecent

"Brandon Michael Mayes... bring[s] a youthful energy and also a moving vulnerability... [He] shows us his acclaimed
“Curious Incident” was no fluke; this young man’s talent is dangerous." -Manning Harris

BROADWAY WORLD

Indecent

Brandon Michael Mayes as Avram marches offstage in a huff and nearly 20 seconds later appeared upstage as a different character... His dexterousness in dropping the grave Sholem Asch to don a gleeful dancer added even more to his already impressive performance. -Ella Embry

ARTS ATL FEATURE

 “Though the scale or the situation may be different in each play, if you’re portraying someone who doesn’t think the way you do or comes from a different place, the whole point of the art is that you find the empathy no matter what. That’s what brings everyone — onstage or off — into the story.”

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WABE RADIO INTERVIEW

Lois Reitzes talks with Lisa Adler and Brandon Michael Mayes about their production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

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