These are things that have been published about me in various periodicals, so they are all objectively true.

“Mines a great deal of laughter from disabling pain” – The New York Times (full review)

★★★★ (Critics’ Pick) “Riveting…. A true-life tour de force” – Time Out New York (full review)

★★★★ “Storytelling of the highest order… Utterly, absolutely absorbing… Hugely intelligent… An incredibly engaging performer.” – The Scotsman (full review)

“A miracle of a show and a must-see” -Talkin’ Broadway (full review)

★★★★★ “There really aren’t many more naturally gifted storytellers than Strauss” – ThreeWeeks (full review)

★★★★ “An amazing storyteller and stand up comedian… Outstanding… The audience is mesmerized by his every word.” – EdFest Magazine (full review)

★★★★ “Extremely gifted” – The Skinny (full review)

★★★★ “A revelation” – Broadway Baby (full review)

★★★★ “Highly recommended” – The Herald (UK) (full review)

“Standout performance… Strauss ushers his sometimes bedazzled audience to an experience of mystery and wonder.” – Theatre Reviews Limited (full review)

Feature in The Times (UK) here.

Feature in SF Weekly

Feature in the Brattleboro Reformer here (And named a highlight of the year here)

Short write-up in Playbill

Short write-up in SF Gate

Appearance on NPR’s Leonard Lopate Show