Hot off the Press
The Pirates of Penzance
"McLearn’s balletic Mabel, who’s beatific voice astonishes with an elegant strength." The Orange County Tribune
"McLearn demonstrates time and again her opera-like abilities...McLearn’s Mabel is a stunner." Orange County Register
The Music Man
"Lady J rocked the house with her astonishing voice, her beautiful, languid movements and her heartbreaking, knowing and emotionally full performance. " ~PVN
Pirates of Penzance
On the Cover of Syracuse University Magazine
Syracuse Stage and the Department of Drama are working together to build a vibrant and creative community of artists
By Christine Yackel
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Jenaha McLearn as the curious daughter Lucy, seized the chance to shine.
Syracuse New Times, James MacKillop
"Jenaha McLearn's 'girlish' Lucy was especially delightful and charming, and revealed a lovely voice in the early on Misery Me"
Bill West, Table Hopping
"McLearn delivers one of the most memorable performances as Lucy, the youngest of the Pevensies. Her precision in mastering the mannerisms of a girl half her age elevates her performance to a level exhibited by seasoned professional actors."
~Noah Silverstein, The Daily Orange
"Lucy (played endearingly by Jenaha McLearn) sings 'Misery Me,' a wrenching ballad rooted in her fears regarding the war."
~Leah Stacy, Green Room Reviews
"The well-known story of the March sisters and their family was put on fine display on Saturday night when distinct portraits of the four sisters emerged through a nicely done narrative of successive flashbacks...
Beth (Jenaha McLearn) who was the shy and sensitive one who loved music."
Tony Curulla, The Post Standard
Joan Vadeboncoeur of the The Post Standard
calls McLearn's The Music of Our Home a "standout number."