"Lovely score... a song suite that quite beautifully evokes the way life must go on."
-Chicago Tribune

"For serious fans of serious new musicals."
-Chicago Tribune

"This is a piece that must be seen and must be recognized."
-Showbiz Chicago

"Important art piece that begs to be witnessed."
-Chicago Critic

"Stirring score and openhearted performances."
-Chicago Reader

"A lot of talent and some fine voices are on display in Signs of Life. The director, Jeremy Dobrish, draws some attention-getting performances from his players, especially from Patricia Noonan who has a splendid voice and innocent beauty."
-New York Times

"Signs of Life is a beautiful and haunting drama."
-Showbusiness Weekly

"Signs of Life, a stunning new musical drama... Flawless acting by the entire cast."
-PM Entertainment Magazine

"Joel Derfner's music is always memorable and thoughtfully conceived."
-Backstage

"A haunting musical score."
-Curtain Up

"The talents of the creative team on display are extensive."
-Queer New York