“Bee-luther-hatchee” @ Sierra Madre Playhouse

“Director Saundra Mc­Clain has set this episodic piece with a flow made possible by Christopher Scott Murillo’s multi­layered set, which allows the book’s characters to speak from behind a thin screen as those wrestling with the book’s content and future deal more concretely in the … Continue reading“Bee-luther-hatchee” @ Sierra Madre Playhouse

REVIEWS – “Intimate Apparel” at Ensemble Theatre Company

“The Ensemble Theatre Company has a charming hit on its hands…creatively directed by LA’s Saundra McClain…captivating and compelling.” ~ Montecito Journal “an exciting evening of drama, intelligent commentary and exquisite craftsmanship…a colorful view of cultural stratification…Saundra McClain shows how each of the characters is longing … Continue readingREVIEWS – “Intimate Apparel” at Ensemble Theatre Company

REVIEWS – “Flyin’ West” at International City Theatre

Director McClain understands Fyin’ West’s value as historical artifact, as political statement, and as family drama, and her cast rewards her vision with some terrific performances. ~ STAGE SCENE LA Never is there a moment in which some histrionics jolt the audience out of their … Continue readingREVIEWS – “Flyin’ West” at International City Theatre

REVIEWS – “Breath & Imagination” at the Colony Theatre

Breath and Imagination Saundra McClain’s inspiring staging traces the transformation of Hayes (Elijah Rock) from impoverished son of former slaves-turned-tenant farmers to international sensation….opens the Colony Theatre’s 39th season on a high note. ~ LATimes Breath and Imagination as a perfect theatrical gem, overflowing with simplicity and … Continue readingREVIEWS – “Breath & Imagination” at the Colony Theatre