Bernarda Alba - Union Theatre

Pro reviewers average 2014-04-21 Bernarda Alba is a taut, provocative musical about an emotionally & sexually repressed group of daughters rebelling against their smothering mother in 1930 rural Spain. Inspired by the drama & fire of Spanish flamenco and traditional folk songs and with an... Bernarda Alba is a taut, provocative musical about an emotionally & sexually repressed group of daughters rebelling against their smothering mother in 1930 rural Spain. Inspired by the drama & fire of Spanish flamenco and traditional folk songs and with an all female cast, La Chiusas's take on Lorca's work is a seamless blend of music, drama and dance burst with passion as the women's struggle against a repressive regime culminates in a shocking climax. 2.8
Running dates from Aug 23 2011 to Sep 17 2011
Theatre Union Theatre
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Overview, Cast and Creatives

Genre Musical
Synopsis
Bernarda Alba is a taut, provocative musical about an emotionally & sexually repressed group of daughters rebelling against their smothering mother in 1930 rural Spain. Inspired by the drama & fire of Spanish flamenco and traditional folk songs and with an all female cast, La Chiusas's take on Lorca's work is a seamless blend of music, drama and dance burst with passion as the women's struggle against a repressive regime culminates in a shocking climax.
Author Federico Garcia Lorca
Director Katherine Hare
Featured Actors/Actresses Rebecca Trehearn
Buster Skeggs
Fiona Sinnott
Ellen O'Grady
Jane Morris
Soophia Foroughi
Maria Coyne
Beverley Klein
Amelia adams
Suanne Braun
Assistant Director Leigh Thompson
Movement/Choreography Racky Plews
Music Leigh Thompson
Lyrics Michael John LaChiusa