'Tis Pity She's a Whore Quotes

Reviewer quotes from various print publications.

Frank Rich, New York Times.

"Tis Pity She's a Whore" offers audiences at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater a fresh, contemporary encounter... The most invigorating production of a classic to be seen in New York City this season.

John Simon, New York Magazine.

Erick Avari, the only actor capable of doing justice to Ford's poetry--and of being in such a play at all-(plays) Soranzo’s Machiavellian servant Vasques. Avari speaks and acts circles around the rest and so turns the murderous Vasques into the protagonist.

Jerry Tabner, New York Post.

Erick Avari gives the one true sinister knock-out performance of the evening.

Michael Feingold. Village Voice.

The actors who come off the best are Erick Avari’s jaunty Vasques... The better performers. notably Avari...

Howard Kisser, Daily News

Erick Avari’s villain is the most effective.

Mimi Kramer, The New Yorker.

I liked Erick Avari’s Alan Richman tum in the Iago role... particularly the way (his) performance marshalled contempt, affection and pity.

Richard Christiansen, Chicago Tribune.

There are some very strong performances... and above all, from Erick Avari as the duplicitous servant who gently dabs away a woman's tears seconds before he gouges out her eyes.

Anne Spiselman, The Herald.

The most consistently compelling performance comes from Erick Avari as the smooth-tongued. manipulative Vasques.