The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca




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The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Bridewell Theatre

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 19:30


Event Description


On the day Bernarda Alba buries her second husband, she imposes an 8-year mourning period on her household in accordance with her family tradition. Bernarda has 5 daughters, aged between 20 and 39, whom she has controlled inexorably and prohibited from any form of relationship.

Exchanging the oppressive heat of early twentieth century Southern Spain for the oppressive rain of 1950s England, this brand new translation of Lorca's masterpiece, by Marta Dunphy-Moriel, distils the essence of the original play, showing the parallels between 1920s Andalucía and 1950s Sussex while maintaining the emotional drive of Lorca's study of class, grief and - overall - the earthshattering consequences of attempting to repress the human heart.

Directed by Jacqui Marchant-Adams

Cast:
Bernarda Alba - Toñi Madja
Phoebe - Alison Du Cane
Prudence - Landé Belo
Maid - Francesca Wing
Woman 1 - Faye McLean
Josephine - Niki Mylonas
Deirdre - Su Vigus
Catherine - Leyla Doany
Madeleine - Sara Versi
Amelia - Anna Mallard
Lucy - Isio Esiekpe



Event Place


Bridewell Theatre

14 Bride Lane. London, EC4Y 8 London, United Kingdom



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