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Blood Wedding Federico Garcia Lorca

Blood Wedding By Federico Garcia Lorca

Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca

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Garcia Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

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Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca

Garcia Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

On the eve of the wedding of a young couple from rival clans, the bride-to-be elopes with a former lover. The groom's mother is torn between a desire for vengeance and the instinct to protect her son.

This version of Blood Wedding by Tanya Ronder was first staged at the Almeida Theatre, London, in May 2005, in a production directed by Rufus Norris and starring Gael Garcia Bernal.

Blood Wedding Reviews

'[Ronder's] translation has the punch and power of what remains an astonishingly bold and often beautiful modern tragedy'

* The Times *

About Federico Garcia Lorca

Federico del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Garcia Lorca, known as Federico Garcia Lorca (5 June 1898 - 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27. His major plays include Blood Wedding, Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba He was executed by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War. Tanya Ronder is a celebrated playwright who trained at RADA and spent fourteen years working as an actress before turning to writing. Her 2007 adaptation of DBC Pierre's Booker Prize-winning novel, Vernon God Little, was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play as well as a What's On Stage Award for Best New Comedy and was revived by the Young Vic in 2011 as part of their anniversary season. In 2009, she adapted JM Barrie's much-loved children's book, Peter Pan, which played to critical acclaim at Kensington Gardens' twelve hundred seat tent and then moved to the O2 for Christmas before touring America. It toured again in the summer of 2014. Her original plays include Table, which opened to critical acclaim in the Shed at the National Theatre in 2013, and F*ck the Polar Bears, which premiered at The Bush Theatre, London, in 2015. Other credits include Liola which opened at the National Theatre's Lyttelton in 2013 and Dara which opened in January 2015, again in the Lyttelton.

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Blood Wedding by Federico Garcia Lorca
Used - Very Good
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