“Although everyone had something special to offer the show, Chase Winnicky who plays “Candy Darling” really grabbed my attention with his blissful ballad on his struggles with gender. His falsetto was delightful. Clear and crisp.”
Mooney on Theatre
“Another musical highlight is the penultimate number of the show sung by Chase Winnicky who plays Candy Darling. The solo song and scene exhibit the potential of the show’s concept because this number is a true home run. I was in tears.”
~Phillip Zave Wiseman, Scope Ryerson
“...And Winnicky and Henderson are adorably sweet and bashful as the young lovers Hero and Claudio.”
Life with More Cowbell
"Dauntless prides itself on subversion, and this is no exception as most of the casting runs against historical gender norms. Notably, Benson reimagines Hero as a man (Chase Winnicky), reframing his romance with Claudio as a gay relationship...."