News & Reviews

Below are critical reviews and news stories featuring Marcela and her productions.

In “Thebes,” Steele and director Marcela Lorca aim to stage a show that uses music and movement to support Seamus Heaney’s poetic adaptation of “Antigone.”

Hum a Few Bars of ‘Antigone’, The Star Tribune, October 4, 2011

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Marcela Lorca’s Guthrie production hearkens to the roots of Greek drama, with music, movement and a chorus that both narrates and participates in the tragedy as citizens of Thebes. Click here to read the full review

Review: ‘Burial at Thebes’ is a classic for good reason, October 4, 2011

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The engine of the story is about the relationships between characters in this particular family,” she said. “At the same time, you sense the wrongs of racism and classism, but there are no evil people in the play. The dark forces are the forces of society around them. Click here for the full article

Article: Guthrie’s major celebration of all things Kushner kicks off, April 17, 2009

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— Besides being a mouthful to say, the play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brims with characters, conflicts and craziness. Check off Chekhov, too. At the core of Christopher Durang’s comedy is the relationship of two sisters (Sonia and Masha) and a brother (Vanya) — and change.

Syracuse Stage opens season with a comedy about sibling strife,, September 23, 2014

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Using a version written by Irish poet Seamus Heaney, director Marcela Lorca has created a production that feels timeless. More impressive than its timelessness, however, is its timeliness. It’s the right story to be telling now, because it’s classically tragic and eerily relevant.

Review: The Burial at Thebes @ The Guthrie, Mpls St Paul Magazine, December 19, 2013

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The entire show is worth any theater lover’s attention. Click here for the full article

Review: Terrific performances in Guthrie’s ‘Caroline, or Change’, April 30, 2009

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