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La Pasión Según San Marcos

La Pasión Según San MarcosComposed by Osvaldo Golijov Artists Minnesota OrchestraMaría Guinand, conductorMarcela Lorca, stage directorJessica Rivera, sopranoLuciana Souza, mezzoReynaldo González-Fernández, vocalist and dancerGonzalo Grau, pianoMikael Ringquist, percussionMarcus Santos, percussionMichael Ward-Bergeman, accordionAquiles Báez, guitarJeff Bailey, bassGuerreiro, capoeira and berimbauChini Perez, dancerJessika Akpaka, dancerBorder CrosSing, choirMinnesota ChoraleAlumni of Schola Cantorum de VenezuelaAhmed Anzaldúa, choral preparation

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The Sins of Sor Juana

by Karen ZacaríasDirected by Marcela LorcaMusic by Robert EverestSets by Cate WhittemoreCostumes by Sarah BahrProps by Abbee WarmboeProduction Manager Nancy WaldochCast: Pedro Bayón, Sun Mee Chomet, Ryan Colbert, George Keller, Maya Lagerstam, Jason Rojas, and Thallis SantestebanTen Thousand Things Theater, May/June 2019 “Under Marcela Lorca’s confident direction, Sor Juana shifts nimbly between drama and comedy, between English and Spanish, between […]

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Into the Woods

“…this is the most moving Into the Woods I’ve seen.” — Star Tribune “This production is one to celebrate, marking a new era for one of the most innovative and justly celebrated companies.” — City Pages “…Lorca excels in a full-throated and heartfelt production.” — Pioneer Press “This production is sheer perfection and perhaps my favorite thing they’ve done.” — Cherry […]

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Caroline, or Change

By Tony Kushner Directed and Choreographed by Marcela Lorca Composed by Jeanine Tesori Choreography by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Theater, MN “As marvelous, enchanting, and soul-stirring a show as you’re ever going to see, and if you choose to forego the chance to experience the Guthrie’s absolutely spectacular production of it, you will be missing the […]

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Caroline, or Change

By Tony Kushner Music by Jeanine Tesori Directed by Marcela Lorca Syracuse Stage, NY The musical Caroline, or Change currently playing at Syracuse Stage is one of the best productions I’ve seen in twelve years of reviewing…Director/Choreographer Marcella Lorca has done a masterful job of directing and staging the piece. -North Country Public Radio

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The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde

By Thomas Kilroy Directed by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Theater, MN Playwright Oscar Wilde holds a place in literature as an important voice that was prominent, prolific and controversial. With The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde, Irish playwright Thomas Kilroy exposes the private life between Oscar and his wife Constance.

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Blood Wedding

By Frederico Garcia Lorca Original Translation by Lillian Garret-Groag Directed and choreographed by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Lab, Minneapolis, MN Director Marcela Lorca has achieved a silken synthesis in her staging of Federico Garcia Lorca’s folk tragedy, yoking the primal and the prophetic as she presents visual, aural and kinetic languages that perfectly suit this drama… […]

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House of the Spirits

By Caridad Svich based on the novel by Isabel Allende Directed by Marcela Lorca Music by Victor Zupanc Mixed Blood Theater, MN It was a production so fluid and graceful in rendering its ugliness that we willingly invested ourselves in their lives. As in Allende’s book, we were compelled to continue, for if there’s to […]

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The Burial At Thebes

By Seamus Heaney, based on Sophacles’ Antigone Directed by Marcela Lorca Guthrie Theatre McGuire Poscenium …when the stars align, you can produce theater with epic power. That’s the case with The Burial at Thebes, the best original Guthrie production I’ve seen in my four years on the Twin Cities theater beat. -Twin Cities Daily Planet

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Disgraced - McCarter Theatre Center


by Ayad Akhtar Director: Marcela Lorca Scenic Designer: James Youmans Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanic Lighting Designer: Rui Rita Composer: Sanford Moore Sound Designer: Scott W. Edwards Dramaturg: Carla Steen Voice & Text: Elisa Carlson Fight Director: Annie Enneking Stage Manager: Samantha Flint Cast: Abe: Adit Dileep Isaac: Kevin Isola Emily: Caroline Kaplan Amir: Maboud Ebrahimzadeh Jory: Austene Van

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