The 50 most important people in Cabaret to Watch in 2014.
The boy wonder...can be simple or complicated, ironic or sincere, witty or touching, but he never fails to find precisely the right note...
— Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal
Liam Forde - A runner up in this year’s Noel Coward Cabaret Competition, Forde has taken the community by storm since being honored with a Bistro earlier this year. There are certainly more awards coming to the “kid” this year.
But perhaps the most poignant moment of the night was actor Liam Forde’s powerful, emotive and touching rendition of “When I Went Home” from “Peter Pan”...
— Edge Miami
...Liam Forde, at 24, is already a star. And a busy one. Over just a week in October, he performed at the Mabel Mercer Foundation’s Cabaret Convention, sang and played in a York Theatre tribute to Coward, then took center stage in his own highly entertaining cabaret at the Laurie Beechman...In numbers ranging from comic pieces to ballads, performing solo or backed by an energetic singing trio, Forde conquered the audience with his charm and talent.
— Peter Haas, Cabaret Scenes
He swings and slyly scats up a storm, sings beautifully, phrasing with refreshing sincerity, writes clever songs, delivers quips, arranges and conducts a chorus and plays piano all with panache. He does dance steps and has non-stop bubbling (but focused) energy. Is there anything Liam Forde CAN’T do?
— Rob Lester, Cabaret Scenes