Michael Todd Simpson, the magnetic Gaylord Ravenal, strode on-stage and immediately captivated his audience as well as the impressionable Magnolia Hawks. With movie-star good looks, and a resonantly full baritone that maintained legato along its whole range, Simpson put an operatic voice to powerful use in a non-opera role.

Opera News, April 15, 2015

Full review of Dallas Opera’s Show Boat here.