"Most happily front and center is the terrific bespectacled Colton Maurer who certainly owns the stage as Ralph " Curtain up
"Director Ivie gets solid performances in the play led by the enormously talented and very funny Colton Maurer." History News Network
"The two young leads are exceptional and contribute considerably to the shows energy and the shows sense of fun. Mr. Maurer's Ralphie comes across as a real kid rather than a show biz version though he sure knows how to belt out a song and carry a scene."
"Maurer's mobile, expressive face and his antic sense of fun makes the evening fly by faster than a Christmas sled" - Q on Stage
"As Ralphie, Mr. Maurer has some powerful lungs"
- Times Square Chronicle
"(An) opening-night performance by the impressive Colton Maurer, who carries the show on his small shoulders with a big voice and bigger smile."
"Colton Maurer as Ralphie is a young talent with a great voice and plenty of charisma." - Broadway World
"Colton Maurer, who plays Ralphie, did an outstanding job playing Ralphie. He acted with a confidence befitting a Broadway veteran. With a strong voice and self-assured acting, this actor led the show with a fantastic ensemble of children and adults. There is no doubt that this New York City based actor is destined for a Tony award one day." - Tapintoit