Hilarious, moving and necessary....Hoyle has an ability to provoke belly laughs while bringing the audience so deeply into his own world.
Mr. Hoyle is both a first-rate reporter and actor.
A master of his craft. Each of Hoyle’s details as juicy as a new plum. Hoyle is one of our theatrical gems.
San Francisco Chronicle Review of Border People
Salon Review of Each And Every Thing
New Yorker Review of The Real Americans
San Jose Mercury News Profile
Blazes with internalized conflict...as a witty performer, he’s fearless
Dan Hoyle’s brilliant portrayals are exactly what we need right now.
Dan Hoyle’s smart, entertaining, funny, insightful, and surprising show...is compassionate and ultimately hopeful, without being soft at all.
SF Examiner Review of BORDER PEOPLE
San Francisco Chronicle Profile
Huffington Post Review of The Block
Extended Play Interview about The Block
Hoyle is a master...he fully inhabits both physically and vocally the various personages he plays.
Dan’s skills ensured that the audience swung between belly laughs and poignant silence.
So transformative and empathetic. Enthralling, sometimes heartbreaking, more often funny. Deeply moving.
Daily Dot Interview about Each And Every Thing
Huffington Post Review of The Real Americans
Willamette Week Interview on Making of The Real Americans
San Francisco Chronicle Review of The Real Americans
Hilariously dead-on...Hoyle’s characters come off as both real and surprisingly sympathetic.
Visionary. Seventy-five spellbinding minutes
Brilliant and tantalizing, hilarious and thought-provoking. A creative work that will retain its importance for many years to come.”
New York Times Review of Tings Dey Happen
Wall Street Journal Profile
Huffington Post Interview about Making of Tings Dey Happen
San Francisco Chronicle Review of Tings Dey Happen
Hoyle dissects the Niger Delta like an aged surgeon, exposing skeletons for all to see. He looks at the Delta unlike many outsiders looking in: he sees more than the clichés. Hoyle, in Tings Dey Happen, is a genius!
It’s truly magical to watch the gifted Hoyle.
Wildly entertaining and the most nuanced and insightful treatment of the complexities of oil politics I have encountered in a decade of covering energy.
New York Daily News Profile
Variety Review of Tings Dey Happen
San Francisco Weekly Review of Tings Dey Happen
The beauty of Hoyle’s writing is that he incorporates no clichés into the multi-dimensional characters. They’re instantly recognizable and yet unpredictable.
Hoyle has an uncanny ability to embody people who look and talk nothing like him.
Hoyle has a dizzying gift for nuance that instantly sucks you into the world he creates.
BORDER PEOPLE, my new show, now playing around the country. Photo by Peter Prato.