REVIEWS – “Ain’t Misbehavin'” at International City Theatre

Director Saundra McClain put s her personal stamp on the venerable musical revue….Wit h McClain in t he direct or’s chair, ICT ’s Ain’t Misbehavin’ becomes considerably more than a mere musical revue, ~ StageSceneLA “International City Theatre’s top-notch staging…fans of Waller, whether familiar with … Continue readingREVIEWS – “Ain’t Misbehavin’” at International City Theatre

REVIEWS – “The Fantasticks” – Ensemble Theatre Company

“Small production makes big impact”…Under Saundra McClain’s direction, Ensemble Theatre takes what might have been a forgettable sentimental romance and makes it something deeper and darker.” ~ Santa Barbara Independent “absolutely fantastic…terrific…Real kudos are due to the snappy and imaginative direction.” ~ Montecito Journal “This … Continue readingREVIEWS – “The Fantasticks” – Ensemble Theatre Company

REVIEW – “In the Continuum” at Ensemble Theatre Company

“…captures the magic of the original staging, this 90-minute mash-up promises to be a highlight of the season…This theme shows up powerfully in Ensemble Theatre Company’s new production of In the Continuum, which is directed by Saundra McClain…The brilliance of In the Continuum comes forth … Continue readingREVIEW – “In the Continuum” at Ensemble Theatre Company

REVIEW – “To Be Young Gifted, and Black” – Kennedy Center

“…gifted director Saundra McClain (also a cast member) has not only come up with all sorts of pairings and poses, but actually choreographed the entire piece. As a result, there’s a wonderful flow to the hour-long show. …this small ensemble of seasoned professional actors, which … Continue readingREVIEW – “To Be Young Gifted, and Black” – Kennedy Center