Don as Jean Valjean

Mr. Denton is a fierce, determined, passionate hero, and his exhilarating, sympathetic portrayal intimately connects us to the sweeping narrative […]

With his very strong, piercing high register, the expressive, heart-wrenching Mr. Denton shines in numbers like “Who Am I,” “One Day More” and the prayerful, angelic “Bring Him Home.”

— Jonathan Turner, Dispatch/Argus, on Don’s portrayal of Jean Valjean
Don Denton carries an easygoing charm and occasional smirky humor
— David Burke, Quad City Times, on Don’s portrayal of Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Don as George Bailey
[Don Denton] is perfectly cast as George Bailey in voice, physical presence, and emotional range… Denton is a wonderful talent and I loved every note he sang and every movement he made on stage.
— Dee Canfield, River Cities Reader, on Don's potrayal of George Bailey in A Wonderful Life
Don Denton’s Ichabod, the bookwormish new man in town, is sweetly sung in a startling high tenor.
— William Panek, Broadway World Chicago, on Don’s performance in Sleepy Hollow