"In comparison to the calculated extravagance of Billy Flynn, Amos Hart (Brian Kalinowski) blends into the shadows. Fortunately, Kalinowski does not, and his number “Mr. Cellophane” is so endearing I just want to give him a hug. While I wouldn’t call this a typically humorous number, Kalinowski manages to bring a comedic touch while breaking your heart just a little bit."
"Amos, played by Brian Kalinowski, charms everyone. It is one of the reasons why he will always have his exit music."
"At least in this production, playing Roxie’s meek “Mr. Cellophane” husband earned Brian Kalinowski plenty of well-deserved audience love."
"The songs? “All That Jazz,” “Razzle Dazzle” and “Roxie” had their charms, but Brian Kalinowski (as Roxie’s downtrodden husband Amos) made sure his “Mister Cellophane” left an impression."
"One of the most pleasant surprises of the night was when Brian Kalinowski commanded the stage as Amos Hart. The character of Amos is often forgotten, pushed to the background, even invisible at times, prompting his iconic number "Mister Cellophane". Kalinowski plays Amos so that we sympathize with the jilted husband, even providing a lot of the comic relief of the show. Indeed, I heard a lot of "awws" coming from the audience after his number."
"Amos Hart, played by Brian Kalinowski, stole the show with his rendition of “Mister Cellophane.” The crowd could not stop laughing, and as he exited the stage an uproar of applause echoed in the theater."
'As the bland Mister Cellophane, Amos Hart (Brian Kalinowski) is set to leave the stage for the final time without any cued music, the audience fills the vacuum with a thunderous applause."
"The one who got the most aaaaaawwwwwwws from the audience was the loveable "Mister Cellophane" Kalinowski as Amos. He really touched all of hearts...bless him."
"Brian Kalinwoski as Amos Hart, Roxi's loving and doting husband, broke my heart every time he came onstage. I cannot think of a better actor to play this role; he played the mousy yet pure character so well, and I could not help but audibly sigh every time he was manipulated or dismissed."
"Billy Flynn and her frumpy, well-meaning husband Amos (Brian Kalinowski) are both comic powerhouses, the latter of whom probably nabbed the most laughs-per-capita of the entire cast."
"Also in for a little spotlight stealing is the joyfully endearing Brian Kalinowski as Roxie’s hopelessly love-bound pushover of a husband Amos. His rendition of “Mr. Cellophane” about always being overlooked is a showstopper."
"Played with a naïve flare, Brian Kalinowski is the consummate man that nobody notices." "So sad, and Kalinowski knows how to evoke that pathos well."
"As the shy, bewildered, and honest Amos, Brian Kalinowski is touching in the wry and beguiling "Mr. Cellophane."'
"Kalinowski’s Amos is heartbreaking but in the self-deprecating, comedic way that is the tone of Chicago. His rendition of “Mr. Cellophane” has all the feels of an abused puppy that you just want to scoop into your arms and hug away the hurt."
"As the transparent man Amos Hart himself, Brian Kalinowski brings humor and energy to the role that had the audience practically calling for a redemption rewrite for his character."
"Playing Roxie Hart’s meek and oafish husband, Amos, was the charming Brian Kalinowski. He was a crowd favorite, as cheers rang out during one of Chicago’s most iconic songs, “Mr. Cellophane.” Kalinowski played Amos with simplicity and heart (pun intended) and the audience loved it."
"Brian Kalinowski generated laughs and sympathy as Roxie's cuckolded husband Amos..."
"Brian Kalinowski was the audience favorite, not only for his rendition of "Mister Cellophane," but his overall performance as Roxy's gullible husband, Amos."
"It's hard to call out highlights in an evening that is so exhaustively entertaining, but Frieden's convincing transition from naive, adulterous housewife to savvy diva, Wells' show-stopping rendition of Mama Morton's "When You're Good to Mama," and Kalinowski's endearing, self-effacing "Mr. Cellophane" would be among them."
"My favorite supporting character is Brian Kalinowski's dimwitted Amos Hart. Kalinowski is a warm and sincere performer. He connects with the audience and earns our sympathy. His solo number, "Mister Cellophane" is an unexpected highlight."
"Kalinowski brings the perfect balance of sweet and sad to his performance for a moment that is heartbreaking and funny."
"These boys are all soloists and all choral singers. They are all actors, and they are all professionals. They have everything that is needed to make a show like this work - especially humor."
"Brian Kalinowski and Daniel A. Lopez, who played Amos Hart and Billy Flynn, respectively, were also very, very good. Kalinowski was great at showcasing Amos's hesitation and excitement throughout the show, and the audience most definitely felt for his character. Lopez was excellent at portraying the very smart, money-hungry Billy Flynn. Both men were excellent singers and actors, and I enjoyed their performances very much."
"Although his character was the biggest loser (if you don’t count Hunyak and all the hapless men who the prison molls poisoned, stabbed or gunned down), Brian Kalinowski in the role of Amos Hart is clearly the audience favorite. Perhaps because it’s so unexpected, his solo rendition of “Mr. Cellophane” is a stand-out, twanging the audience’s heartstrings like a $16 million vintage Stradivarius violin."
"And Brian Kalinowski’s rendition of “Mr. Cellophane,” about his invisibility in life, is full of pathos worthy of Bert Williams, upon whom his character’s based."
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