Spanish Theatre Company presents
La Casa de Bernarda Alba
In Spanish with English Surtitles
3 - 4 Mar in the Main House
Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change
A drama of women in the villages of Spain.
Lorca’s masterpiece, still relevant today, explores bullying, passion and conformity.
The deliberate exclusion of a male character from the play heightens the sexual tension present.
In Spanish with English surtitles.
Having sold out four runs in London, this 5 star production comes to Birmingham
An acknowledged masterpiece, La Casa de Bernarda Alba explores themes of repression, passion and conformity through the depiction of a matriarch’s domination of her five daughters. The final play from Spain’s most famous playwright was completed by Lorca in 1936, shortly before being shot by firing squad by troops loyal to Franco.
The play was banned in Spain until 1963, because of its political implications and because the behaviour and language of the characters was regarded as shockingly immoral.
Read the latest 5 star review here: www.latinolife.co.uk
Suitable for ages 12+
Senior (60+): £16.00
Child (U16): £16.00
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