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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...

Mary Barton

Written by

Elizabeth Gaskell

and

Rona Munro

Adapted by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Elizabeth Gaskell , Rona Munro ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (22), Female (8), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro’s stage adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s 1848 novel Mary Barton presents a panorama of Manchester life in Victorian England, from the mill owners’ new prosperity to the thousands of ordinary people living and dying...

Strawberries in January

Adapted by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Evelyne de la Chenelière , Rona Munro ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Playtext

Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Strawberries in January is a version by Rona Munro of Evelyne de la Chenelière's 1999 play Des Fraises en Janvier (from a literal translation by Christopher Campbell). The play is a romantic comedy about four single people looking for love...

James III: The True Mirror

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's play James III: The True Mirror is the third in her trilogy, The James Plays, about three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the fifteenth century. The play, like James III himself, is colourful...

James II: Day of the Innocents

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's play James II: Day of the Innocents is the second in her trilogy, The James Plays, about three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the fifteenth century. The play depicts a violent royal playground from...

Iron

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2003

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (4), Female (3), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro’s Iron is a psychological drama set in a women’s prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre,...

The Basement Flat

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2010

Playtext

Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's The Basement Flat is a short play for two performers, an unsettling depiction of daily life in a disturbing world not too far in the future. It was commissioned by and first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 13...

The Astronaut’s Chair

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2012

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's The Astronaut's Chair is a play about the race to be the first woman in space. The second of a proposed trilogy of plays about space exploration, it followed her earlier play Little Eagles (2011), about the engineer behind...

Bold Girls  

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2018

Playtext

Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (4), Female (4), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's play Bold Girls is a drama about the harsh realities of life, particularly for women, during the Troubles in Belfast in the early 1990s. It was commissioned by 7:84 Scottish People’s Theatre and first performed at Cumbernauld...

Fugue

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 1995

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (4), Female (4), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro’s play Fugue is a psychological horror story about a woman suffering a mental breakdown. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 28 April 1983. The play's first act takes place...