Now, in a daring and radical re-imagining, Marina Carr and Yaël Farber have transported Lorca’s Andalusian tragedy Blood Wedding to a deeply Celtic, Irish setting.
Marina Carr’s coherent vision for Blood Wedding delivers a production that is unforgiving, creating a portentous world in which notions of love and freedom will always be trampled by the stronger inheritance of history, violence and family legacy
The Young Vic’s artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced the venue’s 2019 season which includes Marianne Elliott directinf Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, with Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke and Arinzé Kene cast as Willy, Linda and Biff Loman.
At the Omnibus Theatre last Wednesday, Blood Wedding’s 7.30pm start time was delayed as one of the actors was trapped on a broken down overground train. I was already there to chair a post-show Q&A with adapter/director George Richmond-Scott so we decided to make it a pre-show Q&A.
Federico García Lorca’s rural tragedy Blood Wedding gets a distinctly urban makeover in George Richmond-Scott’s powerful new adaptation.
In this latest production of Blood Wedding which is adapted and directed by George Richmond-Scott, the play has been updated to present day Britain, but retains the crucial and distinctive Spanish piquancy.
Director George Richmond-Scott spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about his upcoming production of Blood Wedding at the Omnibus Theatre from 4 September.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Wednesday 12 September 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre for a new modern take on Lorca classic Blood Wedding. Got any questions?
A major new production of Lorca’s 1936 classic The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) has its first performance tonight at the custom-built Cervantes Theatre, the new home for Spanish and Latin American drama in London. Director Jorge de Juan explains the journey he’s been on with his compatriot playwright.