"Line One is utterly, paradoxically, delightful."
-- Seattle Times, February 25, 2004
"The inventor of linger, Starball, and now Line One makes inventive, spontaneous work that is totally, totally entertaining." "Line One has got brains, guts, a wild streak, a great sense of humor…Go see it. You'll be sorry if you don't."
--The Stranger, February 26, 2004
"Kaufmann paints a picture of the push-and-pull that often occurs between the woman, her medical providers, and whoever else happens to be present."
-- Date of Birth review, Seattle Times, February 3, 2006
"Director/adaptor John Kaufmann and his designers, Jenny Anderson and Webster Crowell, do come up with quite a few ingenious and intriguing production touches."
-- Antony and Cleopatra review, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 24, 2004
"Kaufmann and assistant Dan Dennis manage to turn their geekiness into a show of unassuming playfulness. They also manage to use both improvisational acting and audience interaction to rare advantage."
-- Starball review, Seattle Times, August 20, 2002
"Through original music, live performance, and a healthy soupcon of eccentricity, this bizarre pageant of dreams, stars, and accordion music…is sure to charm your quirky-hip sensibilities with its feel-good weirdness."
-- Starball, from "the Stranger Suggests" The Stranger, August 15, 2002
"Original, engaging, and really, really funny…linger is good. Really good."
-- The Stranger, August 30, 2000