The set design, by Dahlia Al-Habieli, is masterfully economical. Al-Habieli did striking work for the sets of The Seagull and Hayfever last summer; her set for Faith Healer, now playing at the Boston Center for the Arts, is a minimalist triumph. Here she showcases her talents again with a few sticks of furniture, some plywood made to look like exposed brick- and, most strikingly, both beautiful visually and dramatically necessary to the story, pinpoint lights illuminate a spray of green leaves on the vine outside the imaginary window [...]"
-Edge Boston, on Portraits
"Sound Designer John Flores and Scenic Designer Dahlia Al-Habieli have erected pristine, secular temples of civilization, complete with disembodied choral fanfare, and persistent, salient red accents."
Sharp Critic on Gloria
"Scenic designer Dahlia Al-Habieli, lighting designer Keith Truax, and costume designer Marla Parker have conspired to create a 17th-century Venetian phantasmagoria worthy of any Terry Gilliam film. You feel Baron Munchausen could enter Al-Habieli’s set at any moment..."
Pittsburgh City Paper on The Plague in Venice
"Even though in early April it's still freezing outside, spring is on the way, and this play is a breath of fresh air. Excellent performances all around, and amazing sets by Dahlia Al-Habieli make this play a hilarious and thought-provoking night of theatre."
- Broadway World, on Native Gardens
"Set designer Dahlia Al-Habieli provides an almost-realistic rendering of the family's dilapidated, fussily decorated living room, but with a peachy back wall that turns translucent under Kenneth Helvig's lights, and a shadowy scrim beyond it that renders whatever lies outside as a murky, unknowable darkness [...] ultimately a successful image for the shifting, sneakily unsettling tone of the play: superficially light and playful, but with hints of something deeply strange lying just beyond our sight."
-Boston Globe, on Entertaining Mr. Sloane
"From the moment the audience enters the small Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts, everyone is enchanted by Dahlia Al-Habieli's gorgeous English country garden set, accurately heralding Charlotte Jones' internationally multi-award winning comedy [...]."
-Beacon Hill Times, on Humble Boy