- The Berkshire Eagle
"James Clow, who commands the stage with his performance
as South Carolina delegate, Edward Rutledge, especially in the fierce, pungent 'Molasses
to Rum' which exposes the hypocrisy of the northern attitude toward slaves when northern
businessmen benefite from the very slave trade that their delegates are trying to
- The Times Union
"Clow is grand as the fiery aristocratic
"James Clow brings down the house as a representative
from the South who delivers a sneering harangue of Yankee hypocrisy, willing to profit
from slavery but unwilling to dirty their hands."
- The Advocate
"Powerhouse Number - The haunting and rousing 'Molasses to Rum' haunting and
rousingly rendered by James Clow as Edward Rutledge. 'Yea'
all the way."
"As Edward Rutledge and Richard Henry Lee, James Clow
and Burke Moses bring the house down with songs of impassioned pleas and pomposity,
- North Adams Transcript
"Kudos can also be given to James Clow for his
presentation of the stuffy, proper delegate Edward Rutledge from South Carolina who won't
sign the Declaration of Independence unless the clause setting all slaves free is
removed. His musical number 'Molasses to Rum' is stirring and evocative."
"Equally powerfull are the newcomers, a number of them from contempory
Broadway. Notable are...James Clow's
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