"Sondheim offers a display of his customary verbal dexterity and pastiche style in Please Hello, as a series of admirals from different countries (hilariously played here by Joel Harper-Jackson, Marc Lee Joseph, Ian Mowat and Lee van Geleen) make their own appeals to the Japanese.. "
Mark Shenton, The Stage
"... the British sending along an Admiral who channeled the spirit of Sir Joseph Porter (natch) and as for the French! Well, Marc Lee Joseph ooh-la-las like a Moulin Rouge showgirl!"
Broadway World
"Other standouts are Marc Lee Joseph as the Shogun's mother and other roles, Ian Mowat as Old Man and in a pair of funny older lady roles and Oli Reynolds who plays Kayama."
Sandra Giorgetti, British Theatre Guide
"But there are fine performances here, notably from... Marc Lee Joseph as the Shogun's mother (hat like a flower pot, nose like a hawk's),."
Michael Coveney, What's On Stage