"As Mona Kent, the overbearing diva, Laurie Wells starts the show deftly with “Wall Street” and mines the comic depths of “Beguine...”   Aileen Jacobson, New York Times, August 23, 2009.
''Laurie Wells as the show’s diva, Mona...Wells brings a certain gravitas to her singing of the Billy Hollidayesque, “That Mister Man of Mine.”...Wells belts it out with real feeling and tears in her eyes."  Marianna Levine, Sag Harbor Express, August 20, 2009.
"Mona - a lacerating diva played by Laurie Wells, who has almost as much fun as we do when she mows down anyone who treads into her spotlight. She slays us all with "That Mister Man of Mine."  Steve Parks, Newsday, August 17, 2009.
"Laurie Wells is golden voiced and funny as Mona Kent..."  Lee Davis, East Hampton Press, August 18, 2009.