“How to subtly swagger has to be seen in Dep Kirkland’s many-shaded performance.” —New York Times | Abundance

“Kirkland’s presence is commanding . . . an emotionally compelling performance.” —Back Stage West | MsTRIAL

“Kirkland depicts a convincing steely determination that brooks no opposition, in or out of the courtroom.” —Los Angeles Times | MsTRIAL

“Kirkland is an effectively shifty producer only interested in his investment. ‘I only know what I read in the papers.'” —New York Times | The Country Girl

“You did an amazing job and we are honored to have you with us in our TWIN PEAKS family.” —Sabrina Sutherland, Producer > TWIN PEAKS: The Return


“A Potent Salvo in Détente Between The Sexes.” —Los Angeles Times | MsTRIAL

“This play is very much about something. Kirkland has a knack for turning things topsy-turvy.” —Back Stage West | MsTRIAL

“Kirkland — who drew the play’s title from a Bonnie Raitt song about heartbreak — aims, classically, at a portrait of a disintegrating family and a flawed individual who learns his lessons too late.” —LA Weekly | Circle Dance

“Whether or not this dance is similar to one in your own family, some aspect of it will resonate with you, as every family has some steps it unconsciously repeats, every family steps on each other’s toes, and every family has a time when the members must hold hands and sway to each other’s rhythm.” — | Circle Dance