SELECTED REVIEWS

MOSQUITOES

Steep Theatre

"Richard Costes is dynamic as The Boson/Lyn Evans."-Colin Douglas, Chicago Theatre Review

"Costes’ use of easily understood sign language to help illustrate the script is powerful ,and helps it sing where otherwise it wouldn’t."-Amy Munice, Picture This Post

IN THE BLOOD

Red Tape Theatre

"All of the members of the cast other than Guest play more than one character, as each of them also plays one of Hester’s children (including Costes’ take on Baby, the two-year-old, which is perfect), and all of them are quite remarkable." -Karen Topham, Chicago on Stage

"Richard Costes gives a traumatizing performance as the Reverend"-Sierra Carlson, Rescripted

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Chicago Shakespeare

"[Costes], who played the Wall, just seemed really excited. It was hilarious how excited he was to play the Wall. Then once he got to the show, he took it so seriously, and was making sure everyone understood he was the Wall, and he was so proud of it. It was adorable and hilarious." -Ada Grey, Ada Grey Reviews For You


"Richard Costes is a comical Snout"-Colin Douglas, Chicago Theatre Review

OUR TOWN

Redtwist Theatre

"There are standouts: [...] Richard Costes is particularly effective as the Stage Manager, using American Sign Language to add emphasis to his spoken narration." -Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago


"Richard Costes was an incredibly engaging Stage Manager. His emphatic delivery created expectation and hope in this world."-Danielle Levsky, New City Stage

"Mr. Costes is the first of the play’s trifecta of winning performers."-Jodie Jacobs, Chicago Theatre and Arts

VANYA (OR, "THAT'S LIFE!")

Rasaka Theatre Company

"Abramov, played and signed winningly by deaf actor Richard Costes..."-Sean Margaret Wagner, Windy City Times

 

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