“Melanie Simmons’ ditsy Kitty is the perfect counterbalance for the drama, and her airheaded ways brought many smiles and giggles our way. Simmons’ Kitty was a needed relief from the difficulties of the other couples, and her spontaneous entrances created lighthearted chaos in the private lives of the others.
“Melanie Simmons pulled off a particularly difficult coup, playing the silly, clueless socialite Kitty with enough reality to allow her final scene to reveal unexpected layers.”
“Going away, Simmons had the best night of the three, excavating the obscurities of Estelle.”
“Best was Melanie Simmons’ Estelle, her feigned innocence, her disgust with Inez’s come-ons, and her attempts to attract Garcin were nuanced and amusing, despite some Kewpie-doll characteristics. She also impressively conveyed fear, sadness, and not a little insanity in various visions of her past.”