"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."
- Next Projection
"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
"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
"His enthusiasm for performing is absolutely delightful." - Broadway World
"Colton Maurer as Ralphie is a young talent with a great voice and plenty of charisma."
- Broadway World
"(An) opening-night performance by the impressive Colton Maurer, who carries the show on his small shoulders with a big voice and bigger smile."
"Maurer is a bright-eyed and admirably stubborn Ralphie. He delivers his songs and dialogue in a big, throaty voice with a pro's timing and clear enunciation. Maurer is totally adorable (sorry, big guy) outfitted in Lisa Zinni's glowing furry white chaps in the fantasy number 'Ralphie to the Rescue'. Dream on, Ralphie!" ~ Theatre Jones
"11-year-old Colton Maurer ... knocks songs like 'Ralphie to the Rescue' out of the park. ~ Dallas News
Colton Maurer ... BRAVO! ~ Broadway World
"To say the cast was stellar would be the understatement of the year!" ~The Edge