Below are critical reviews and news stories featuring Marcela and her productions.
Even by the standards of a company known for quality casts, director Marcela Lorca has assembled a sterling ensemble. In the close confines of the standard Ten Thousand Things stage configuration—in the round, lights up—the actors’ shared energy shines.
In the first production she’s led since becoming artistic director, Marcela Lorca keeps the company’s accessible yet ambitious spirit very much intact… This production is one to celebrate, marking a new era for one of our most innovative and justly celebrated companies. Read the full review on CityPages.com
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 TalkinBroadway.com
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. […]
Along with Van, three time Director Marcela Lorca continues to sensitively pace the production, quickening the fury as the couples’ frustrations spontaneous combust on an elegant stage design by James Youmans and complimented by Ana Kusmanic’s fashion worthy costumes.