in the press


Nomad Americana

"Fresh Ink Theatre offers a breath of fresh air with Nomad Americana." —Broadway World

"Rockwell succeeds in the toughest goal for any playwright — generating a world of real people that satisfies while making you want to know more."—Nancy Churnin, The Dallas Morning News

"It’s all about the journey in Fresh Ink Theatre’s world premiere production of Kira Rockwell’s play Nomad Americana. It’s solid, salt of the earth stuff. With well-judged pacing, Rockwell reveals compelling tidbits about her characters." —Kilian Melloy, WBUR

"The play is a loving look at a family as one woman begins to wonder what’s next for her. It is clear from the outset that Rockwell has a deep-seated love for her characters." —James Wilkinson, The Theater Mirror

"Rockwell’s dialogue is economical and natural, her characters are well drawn."  —Mark Lowry, Theater Jones



WBUR names the tragic ecstasy of girlhood a production to see this fall in Boston. 2018 Boston Fall Theater Preview


With my Eyes Shut

"Inventive. Physical explorations through playful games about the difficulties & challenges to connect---whether the literal eye contact, physical contact, or emotional contact---something all of us can understand." ­—Heather Helinsky

"One of the most poignant and distinct pieces I’ve seen in all four years of the fest!" —Tiffany Antone, Artistic Director of Little Black Dress INK

"Kira Rockwell’s with my eyes shut is a wonderful analogy between theatre and the Autism Spectrum." —Matt Ritchey, Gia on The Move

"Will open your eyes to the ways in which others see the world and react to it." —Shari Barrett, Broadway World

Indie Voice chooses with my eyes shut in their line of Top Ten Show at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 



"Autism In The Spotlight At Out Of The Loop" — Art and Seek

ONSTAGE Finalist Interview (Selected)