★★★★★ - Prinz Frankfurt


“A poignant evening, awe-inspiring!“ - Frankfurter Rundschau


“An extraordinary piece of theater!" - Main Echo


“Exciting moments of quiet, concentrated action." - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


“An ambitious project for the English Theatre Frankfurt to open their season with…Michael Howcroft’s German debut is taut and moving…the enthusiastic audience confirmed their admiration in the long-lasting final applause." - Kulturfreak


“This highly concentrated play is effectively presented through Howcroft’s subtle staging." - Offenbach Post





"Director Michael Howcroft conveys the strength of this play with all its clever thoughts in a powerful and exciting manner. “Good People” develops into an extraordinary theatrical performance that manages to entertain...as well as leave a lasting and touching impression." - Frankfurter Neue Presse


"The excellent cast of British actors is extremely convincing... In its most intense moments, this play seems like a masterful sitcom full of bizarre yet realistic characters that are all likeable despite their flaws..." - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


The English Theatre is currently showing the German premiere of "Good People" by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire. An elaborate stage design and brilliant performers make this socially critical play well worth seeing. A turntable stage with an opulent set brilliantly illustrates the great divide between the American lower classes and the social climbers...The performances truly are in a class of their own...The American class struggle has never been as entertaining." - Journal Frankfurt:




"In his very interesting presentation of the play ... director Michael Howcroft focusses especially on the question of gender. For him, Vanda and Thomas fight the age-old hierarchical relationship between men and women." - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

"The very successful staging of Michael Howcroft ...an exciting performance of elegant gestures and sexual power." - Frankfurter Neue Presse

"The successful staging of Michael Howcroft at the English Theatre, reflects this witty play about sexuality, power and gender relations in the context of an audition." - Offenbach Post

"The director Michael Howcroft successfully balances the pleasure of erotic games and verbal comedy. Huge applause!" -