Hilarious, moving and necessary....Hoyle has an ability to provoke belly laughs while bringing the audience so deeply into his own world.
— Salon
Mr. Hoyle is both a first-rate reporter and actor.
— New York Times
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
Blazes with internalized conflict...as a witty performer, he’s fearless
— Washington Post
Dan Hoyle’s brilliant portrayals are exactly what we need right now.
— Cecilia Muñoz, immigration advocate and Domestic Policy Council Director in Obama White House
Dan Hoyle’s smart, entertaining, funny, insightful, and surprising show...is compassionate and ultimately hopeful, without being soft at all.
— The New Yorker
Hoyle is a master...he fully inhabits both physically and vocally the various personages he plays.
— Portland Oregonian
Dan’s skills ensured that the audience swung between belly laughs and poignant silence.
— The Telegraph, Calcutta, India
So transformative and empathetic. Enthralling, sometimes heartbreaking, more often funny. Deeply moving.
— San Francisco Examiner
Hilariously dead-on...Hoyle’s characters come off as both real and surprisingly sympathetic.
— Willamette Week
Visionary. Seventy-five spellbinding minutes
— Broadway World
Brilliant and tantalizing, hilarious and thought-provoking. A creative work that will retain its importance for many years to come.”
— Triangle Arts & Entertainment (North Carolina)
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!
— Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo, Nigerian Journalist and Author
It’s truly magical to watch the gifted Hoyle.
— San Francisco Examiner
Wildly entertaining and the most nuanced and insightful treatment of the complexities of oil politics I have encountered in a decade of covering energy.
— Vijay Vaitheeswaran, The Economist
The beauty of Hoyle’s writing is that he incorporates no clichés into the multi-dimensional characters. They’re instantly recognizable and yet unpredictable.
— Huffington Post
Hoyle has an uncanny ability to embody people who look and talk nothing like him.
— Santa Fe New Mexican
Hoyle has a dizzying gift for nuance that instantly sucks you into the world he creates.
— San Jose Mercury News