"... the entire cast (alongside dialect coach Amanda Stephens Lee) must be praised for their accents; never is a line performed in a native Australian accent, allowing the show to maintain its professionalism and believability."
The Rolling Stone -www.indianlink.com.au
The accent work was particularly strong (perhaps the best I've heard), with credit to Voice and Dialect Coach Amanda Stephens-Lee
The Cripple of Inishmaan - Artsreview
The delineation of characters is aided and abetted by the individuation of skilful accents. (Voice & Dialect Coach: Amanda Stephens Lee)
The Angry Brigade - Reviews by Judith
"...and vocal coach Amanda Stephens-Lee, brings London of the 1660s to vivid life." "voice and dialect coach Amanda Stephens-Lee has coached the cast into uniformly excellent and sustained southern Irish voice"
Nell Gwynne & The Cripple of Inishmaan - Diana Simmons, Stagenoise
Mention must also be made of the integral contribution of voice and dialect coach Amanda Stephens-Lee, who has succeeded in ensuring everyone sounds the part. The accents here are faultless.
The Welsh accent is a notoriously tricky one to maintain but dialect coach Amanda Stephens-Lee has equipped the cast to handle it.
Bird - Jason Blake, Audrey Journal
"Dialect coach Amanda Stephens-Lee has helped the characters find their truth in faithful American accents"
You Got Older - Cassie Tongue, Time Out Magazine
"Stephens-Lee is excellent as the brittle Ellen."
"Amanda Stephens Lee is on the money as Jamie's sharp-tongued barmaid mum, Sandra."
Jason Blake, Sydney Morning Herald
"And what Stephens-Lee can do with an eyebrow, or a slight curl of her upper lip, many actors can’t do with their whole body, or a soliloquy"
Lloyd Bradford Syke, Syke on Stage
Ms Lee relishes the opportunity of the role, the quick one-line zingers and the humanity of the woman is given a delicious, fully fleshed drawing.