An oasis for those who love classic stories. Los Angeles Times

Saundra McClain


2017/18 Season: Lena Younger, A Raisin in the Sun

ELSEWHERE: Ms. McClain has performed in numerous films and on TV. On and off Broadway in Seven Guitars, Bubbling Brown Sugar, The Colored Museum, Pericles, Zooman and the Sign, For Colored Girls… Regional: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Look Homeward Angel, Oklahoma!, Queenie Pie, Stop-Kiss, Romeo and Juliet, All’s Well That Ends Well, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, From the Mississipi Delta, Joe Turners Come and Gone, Wedding Band, Porgy and Bess. Most recently directed Oh Freedom: Story of the Underground Railroad (Main St. Theatre), Bee-Luther-Hatchee (Sierra Madre Theatre), Intimate Apparel (Ensemble Theatre Company), and Breath and Imagination (Virginia Stage and the Colony Theatre), which received numerous Ovation and NAACP Theatre nominations and awards. Other directorial credits: Ain’t Misbehavin’, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Fantasticks, In the Continuum, Spunk, Electra, The Women of Plums, Death of a Salesman, Antigone, Dark of the Moon, A Modest Proposal, Harriet’s Return, Flyin’ West, and What I Learned in Paris. Currently, she is developing a series of children’s books, Peepo and the Magic Talisman.