News & Reviews

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

This play […] is being staged by Ten Thousand Things Theater, directed by Marcela Lorca, the company’s new artistic director. It is both beautiful and tragic, scripted with tenderness, fury and intelligence, and this production succeeds in every way possible. Read the full review at

Review: The Sins of Sor Juana, Talkin' Broadway, May 17, 2019

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Marcela Lorca knows theater has magic… Wrapping up her first season as artistic director of Ten Thousand Things Theatre, Lorca has created plenty of stage magic with minimal props and costumes… Ten Thousand Things’ magic has to come in minimal measure, since it’s created in unusual places — prisons, homeless shelters, alternative schools — where […]

Review: A tale of resilience closes new artistic director’s first season with Ten Thousand Things, Pioneer Press, May 17, 2019

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This is the first production directed by Ten Thousand Things’ new Artistic Director Marcela Lorca, and it seemed she had taken on a hefty challenge, with the many characters, interwoven plotlines, and stark changes in tone Sondheim and Lapine baked into their creation. Have no fear—the results are spectacular. Read the full Review at

Review: Into the Woods, Talkin' Broadway, February 24, 2019

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Into The Woods (nicely helmed by TTT’s new AD, Marcela Lorca) is based on famous fairy tales: there’s Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Jack of the beanstalk fame, et al. The cast rips into Into The Woods with fairy tale gusto. They are having great fun, and ditto the audience, laughing, giggling and regularly bursting into spontaneous applause. […]

Review: Into The Woods: ethereal and powerful, HowWasTheShow?, February 22, 2019

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