[Eliza] is easily one of the most compelling stage actors in town. Her effortless, naturalistic performance turns an archetypal Other Woman role into a revelation.

-The Boston Herald


Particularly moving is the always excellent Lay, whose borderline obsessive love for her catatonic charge is palpable. – Boston Herald 


Something about Lay’s acting makes you forget that she’s acting. She has a compelling presence onstage, and yet she’s also utterly natural.

– Boston Globe 

Sacred Hearts

Special praise goes to Eliza Lay, who delicately but persistently builds a layered portrait of Bridget as both deeply faithful and deeply conflicted. “Sacred Hearts” might not work as well as it does if the woman at its heart were less complicated. – Boston Globe


Ms. Lay possesses a mercurial ability to project the intellectual ambiguity of her character -Epoch Times

Lay pours an astounding amount of intensity and intelligence into Bridget; she’s hands-down one of Boston’s most natural actresses. – weekly dig


…delightfully protean Eliza Lay – Boston Globe