While not technically a musical, the most exciting aspect of this adaptation are the original music compositions...These lively tunes, which organically emerge in the background and are often accompanied by the actors themselves, are the heartbeat and soul of the show.
— Chicago Theatre Addict, 2009
Incredibly detailed and effective sound design.
— AWG: Chicago, 2009

The House on Mango Street, Steppenwolf Theatre Company

black odyssey, California Shakespeare Theatre (photo: Kevin Berne)

T. Carlis Roberts’ sound design and original music provides a soundtrack that’s energetic and moody in equal measure, beautifully underscoring the play’s quieter, more serious moments.
— Chicago Theater Beat, 2017
Roberts’ sound and music are apt and often funny.
— Backstage Online, 2005
The sound and original music by Roberts with Maritza Cervantes on guitar is perfection.
— Epoch Times, 2008
...excellent sound design...
— George Heymont, Huffington Post, 2017
  Lunaticas , Teatro Luna

Lunaticas, Teatro Luna

The Busy World is Hushed, Next Theatre Company

An ode to the nightmarish act of female body waxing has the potential to be a major show stopper…
— Chicago Theater Beat, 2010
Why is this so catchy? Why isn’t their [sic] an album to go with it? Why I ask you? WHY?
— YouTube comment, 2011