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How the Grinch Stole Christmas, National Tour, Big League
     "The performances are uniformly stellar, the production values are first-rate, and the orchestra (under the baton of Jason Wetzel) sounds luscious and full — the perfect complement to the pitch-perfect cast."
-Jason Kane, Pegasus News, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

How the Grinch Stole Christmas, National Tour, Big League
      "Excellent and lively direction of The Grinch Orchestra by Jason Wetzel makes the show magical."
-Buzz Belmont, Houston Chronicle

The Drowsy Chaperone, National Tour, Networks
      "Musical Director Jason Wetzel and his colleagues handle the score with precision."

-The Tennessean, February 10, 2010 (Nashville)

The Drowsy Chaperone, National Tour, Networks
     "Music Director Jason Wetzel draws incessantly peppy sound from an amped seven piece orchestra."
-Rita Moran, Ventura County Star (California)

42nd Street, MSMT

      “Musical Director, Jason Wetzel, provides strong support to the singers, his band the best of the MSMT season. Wetzel's direction of harmony, color and the all-important breath control (especially during the tap numbers) excels.”
-Michael Tobin,

Dreamgirls, MSMT

     “And, like any other musical, a show would not be complete without an orchestra. And under the direction of Jason Wetzel, the pit is transformed into what it should be, a living, breathing character on stage, complimenting the cast's amazing vocal talents.”
-Scott Moreau,

Sister Act, MSMT

     “Music Director Jason Wetzel, assisted by Samuel Thorne Bagala, leads the nine-person pit band through the complex harmonies of the score with precision and verve and draws outstanding vocal performances from the entire ensemble.”
- Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold,

A Chorus Line, Gateway Playhouse
     "Besides being spectacular dancers, this cast, to a person, sings gorgeously, thanks to the impeccable, true-to-every-nuance musical direction of Jason Wetzel, and to the talent with whom he's worked."
-Lee Davis, The Southampton Press

The Fantasticks, Mad Cow Theatre
     "The score of The Fantasticks was clearly ahead of its time, and under the musical direction of Jason Wetzel, the melodies have never sounded better. Wetzel has kept a tight rein on the performers. Each actor projects magnificently, but without sacrificing the nuanced vocal phrases that could have been lost in the thrust stage environment."
-Brad Haynes, Orlando Weekly, Oct. 3, 2002

Fairy Tales,  Orlando Fringe Festival
     "In Orlando, the show gets expert handling from musical director Jason Wetzel, whose piano accompaniment is a driving force."
-Elizabeth Maupin, Orlando Sentinel, May 15, 2002

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