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Parallel Worlds
by Brandon Beckner, with lyrics by Steve Sobel

Performances June 3-26, 2016
Produced by Parrot Poet Productions
Photos by Keith Decristo


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Musically Directed by Brandon Beckner
Set by Stephanie Kearly Schwartz
Lighting by Pablo Santiago
Video by Brandon Beckner, Josh Graham and Jason Thompson
Sound by Daniel Tator
Stage Managed by Bryan Hart

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The Planets (Concert)
Music by Gustav Holst, with play by Cody Henderson & Leon Martell

Performances February 4 and 5, 2016
Produced by Los Angeles Philharmonic as part of LA Phil’s Symphonies for Schools
Photos by Paul Cressey Photography


Production Info

Conducted by Jaime Phillips
Directed by Matthew McCray
Set and Costumes by Michael Mullen
Lighting by Azra King-Abadi
Stage Managed by Elna Kordijan

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Love and Information
by Caryl Churchill

Performances November 6-December 13, 2015
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble
Photos by Matthew McCray


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Drew Foster
Video by Keith Skretch
Lighting by Chu-hsuan Chang
Costumes by Jenny Foldenauer
Sound by Jeff Polunas
Technical Direction by Michael Harvey
Assistant Scenic Design by Carlo Maghirang
Stage Managed by Lyndsay Lucas

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The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle
by Ross Dungan

Performances Auguest 30-September 28, 2014
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble
Photos by Matthew McCray


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Jeremy Pivnick
Costumes by Lynne Marie Martens
Sound by Noelle Riad Sammour
Video by Matthew McCray

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Machinal
by Sophie Treadwell

Performances April 10-19, 2014
Produced by Chapman University


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Jeanine Ringer
Lighting by Jeremy Pivnick
Costumes by Katie Johnson
Sound by Josephe 'Sloe' Slawinski
Video by Matthew McCray

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Rent
by Jonathan Larson

Performances May 9-17, 2014
Produced by College of the Canyons
Photos by Chris Whala


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set & Technical Direction by Brodie Steele
Lighting by Zachary Moore
Costumes by Kim DeShazo
Sound by Julie Ferrin

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Flowers for Algernon
by David Rogers, from the novel by Daniel Keyes

Performances September 28-November 3, 2013
Produced by Deaf West Theatre @ the Whitefire Theatre
Photos by Ed Krieger


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Jeremy Pivnick
Projections by Adam Flemming
Costumes by Gwyneth ConawayBennison
Sound by Joseph 'Sloe' Slawinski

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Our Class
by Tadeusz Slobozianek, in a version by Ryan Craig

Performances April 6-June 9, 2014
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble @ the Atwater Village Theatre
Photos by Mainak Dhar and Kim Chueh


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Anna Cecilia Martin
Costumes by Jenny Foldenauer
Sound by Cricket Meyers
Music & Musical Direction by Sage Lewis and Matthew McCray

Awards & Nominations

LA Drama Critics Circle, Production of the Year
LA Drama Critics Circle, Direction
SAGE Award, Direction
Ovation Award, Direction
Ovation Award Nomination, Production
LA Weekly Theatre Award, Production Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Lighting Design
Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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The City
by Martin Crimp

Performances August 17-September 30, 2012
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Nick Benaceraff
Lighting by Jeremy Pivnick
Costumes by Gwynneth ConawayBennison
Sound by John Zalewski

Awards & Nominations

LA Weekly Theatre Award, Scenic Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Direction
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Production Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Sound Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Lighting Design
Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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Eternal Thou
by Matthew McCray

Performances April 6-29, 2012
Self-Produced at the Atwater Village Theatre


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Ian Garrett
Projections by Adam Flemming
Sound by Joseph 'Sloe' Slawinski
Costumes by Ariel Boroff Dramaturge, Bryan Davidson
Director's Assistant, Caitlin Gannon

Awards & Nominations

Ovation Award Nomination, Sound Design
Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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Death of a Salesgirl
by Patricia Scanlon

Performances October 13-November 17, 2012
Produced by Bootleg Theater


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set & Lights by Nick Francois-Pierre Couture
Projection by Adam Flemming
Sound by John Zalewski
Properties by Heather Ho
Animation by Dan Lund
Costumes by Ariel Boroff

Awards & Nominations

LA Weekly Theatre Award, Sound Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award, Projection/Animation Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Production of the Year
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Two-Person Performance
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Production Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Lighting Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Set Design
Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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Wish I Had A Sylvia Plath
by Edward Anthony

Performances March 12 - April 17, 2012
Produced by Rogue Machine
Photos by John Flynn


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by David Mauer
Lighting by Dan Weingarten
Projection by Adam Flemming
Sound by Joseph 'Sloe' Slawinski
Costumes by Jen Pollono

Awards & Nominations

Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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On Emotion
by Mick Gordon & Paul Broks

Performances October 15 - November 21, 2010
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Ian Garrett
Projection by Adam Flemming
Sound by Joseph 'Sloe' Slawinski
Costumes by Laura Wong

Awards & Nominations

Ovation Recommended, LA Stage Alliance

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The Designated Mourner
by Wallace Shawn

Performances May 1 - June 5, 2009
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble
Photos by Matthew McCray


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Sarah Krainin
Lighting by Jeremy Pivnick
Projection by Adam Flemming
Sound by Ryan Poulson
Costumes by Suzanne Scott

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365 Plays / 365 Days
by Suzan-Lori Parks

Performances April 2 - 8, 2007
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble
Photos by Barbara Kallir


Production Info

Directed by Don Boughton, Dawn Hillman, Barbara Kallir and Matthew McCray
Set by Ken MacKenzie
Lighting by Barbara Kallir
Projection by Barbara Kallir & Matthew McCray
Sound by Ryan Poulson
Costumes by Erica Rice

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Iphigenia... A Rave Fable
by Caridad Svich

Performances November 3 - December 3, 2006
Produced by Son of Semele Ensemble @ The Studio Space
Photos by Barbara Kallir


Production Info

Directed by Matthew McCray
Set by Ken MacKenzie
Lighting by John Eckertt
Projection by Matthew McCray, Michael Pessah, Dominic Mah & Barbara Kallir
Original Music by Ryan Poulson
Costumes by Hallie DuFresne
Puppets by Deborah Bird
Sound by Cricket Myers

Awards & Nominations

LA Weekly Theatre Award, Lighting Design
LA Weekly Theatre Special Recognition, Multi-Media/Projection
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Production Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Sound Design
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Puppets
LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination, Masks

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Amended
by Matthew McCray

Performances in 2005
Presented at REDCAT
Photos by REDCAT


Production Info

Written and Directed by Matthew McCray
Choreographed by Anthony Powell

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