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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 opportunity of a lifetime. There’s no way for mere words to do this production justice. You have to see it to appreciate it. This is a show everyone ought to see.” – Tad Simons, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

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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… -Star Tribune

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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 be the reward of love at the end for someone as wretched as Esteban, then surely there is hope for us all.

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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

Disgraced

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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Disgraced

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: Jason Clusman Assistant Stage Manager: Justin Hossle Assistant Director: Sun Mee Chomet Cast: Abe: Adit Dileep Isaac: Kevin Isola […]

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

By Alexandre Dumas, Adapted by Charles Fechter and James O’Neill, Additional restoration by William Davies King for Peter Sellars Director: Marcela Lorca Scenic Designer: Sibyl Wickersheimer Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanic Lighting Designer: Karin Olson Composer/Sound Designer: Sarah Pickett Dramaturg: Lydia G. Garcia Voice & Text: Rebecca Clark Carey Fight Director: Christopher DuVal* Stage Manager: Moira Gleason* Assistant Stage Manager: Roxana Khan* Cast: Edmond Dantes: Al Espinosa […]

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Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

By Christopher Durang Director: Marcela Lorca Set Design: John Arnone Costume Design: Elizabeth Caitlin Ward Lighting Design: Karin Olson Sound Design: Montana Johnson Cast: Lisa Renee Pitts, Nance Williamson, Ben Chase, Dori Legg, Larry Paulson, Midori Francis Syracuse Stage, NY

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