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The House of Bernarda Alba

From an original work by

Federico Garcia Lorca

Translated by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Rona Munro ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Federico Garcia Lorca ~playauthor~Translated by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 1999

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (8), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Rona Munro's version of Federico García Lorca’s 1936 play The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) was commissioned by Shared Experience and first performed at the Salisbury Playhouse on 11 March 1999...

The House of Bernarda Alba

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (18), Female (18), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Finished just two months before the author's murder on 18 August 1936 by a gang of Franco's supporters, The House of Bernarda Alba is now accepted as Lorca's great masterpiece of love and loathing. Five daughters live...

Blood Wedding  

Translated by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Marina Carr ~playauthor~Translated by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (11), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (1)

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... What is done cannot be undone. Marina Carr's version of Federico García Lorca's Blood Wedding premiered at the Young Vic, London, in September 2019....

Yerma  

Adapted by

Anthony Weigh

~playauthor~Written by~ Anthony Weigh , Federico Garcia Lorca ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Anthony Weigh

Faber and Faber, 2011

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... bare the raw emotions of women and men, Anthony Weigh's version of Federico Garcia Lorca's Yerma premiered at Hull Truck in October 2011, in a co-production with the Gate Theatre, London....
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... a child in Lorca’s classic tragedy about honour, family and female empowerment. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax....

Yerma

Translated by

Jo Clifford

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Jo Clifford ~playauthor~Translated by~ Jo Clifford

Nick Hern Books, 2010

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (28), Female (20), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Federico García Lorca's Yerma is a poetic drama about a childless woman living in rural Spain, and her desperate longing to conceive a child. It was first performed in the Teatro Español, Madrid, on 29 December 1934....

Yerma

Adapted by

Ursula Rani Sarma

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico García Lorca , Ursula Rani Sarma ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Ursula Rani Sarma

Oberon Books, 2011

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (15), Female (13), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...In a remote Spanish village Yerma, a woman of full of life and passion, longs for a child but is unable to conceive. This compelling and elemental tale of a woman's quest for a child taps into some of the most universal themes of theatre -...