Nicholas J. Garland as young delivery boy Arpad is a constant bright spot, especially when he comes into his own on “Try Me.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“‘She Loves Me’: Love and probing social commentary”
It’s a show where a bright-eyed young man (Nicholas J. Garland, a high school student) in that perfume shop yearns for a promotion from delivery boy to clerk and can persuade its owner (Michael Gene Sullivan) to make that dream come true just by reciting, perfectly, a sales pitch.
Nicholas J. Garland is endearingly awkward as the delivery boy Arpad.
“She Loves Me”
Sixteen-year-old Nicholas J. Garland is impressive as the go getter delivery boy Arpad Laszlo. He has a harmoniously emerging voice on “Try Me.”
“Theater: High spirits”
Nicholas J. Garland is the underdog favorite as the delivery boy who aspires to be promoted to full-fledged floor sales
“Review: ‘She Loves Me’ at San Francisco Playhouse”
With nearly two dozen to choose from in this polished score, it is impossible to single out every deserving number. But I have to mention “Try Me” as sung by the super talented, and no doubt future professional, high school junior Nicholas J. Garland, as the ambitious delivery boy, Arpad Laszlo.
The Mercury News
“Annmarie Martin enchanting as ‘Mame'”
That’s not to say there aren’t other really good things in this “Mame,” one of them being the talented, dimpled 13-year-old Nicholas Garland, who brings an earnestness to his role as young Patrick, Mame’s charge.