"A warm, Memphis-style sun shone Sunday on the Black Ensemble Theater. And in the guise of Rufus Thomas, the lanky Rick Stone was 'Walking the Dog' and, when not perambulating a persnickety pooch, leading a chorus doing the 'Funky Chicken.'
"And Isaac Hayes was in the building. Or, at least, Dwayne Lonzo's decent facsimile thereof. 'Sing, Black Moses,' said a voice from the back. For a moment, this nascent spring seemed like a promised land.
Black Ensemble knows how to throw a seasonal party. But even by the exuberant standards of this joyous theater, 'Memphis Soul The Story of Stax Records' is an uncommonly good time." Read the rest of Jones' review.