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4th October, 2012

Blood Wedding

Event Details

4th October, 2012
Thur 4, Fri 5, Sat 6, Mon 8, Tue 9 at 7.30pm; Fri 5 and Mon 8 at 2pm
End Date:
9th October, 2012
Silk Street Theatre, Guildhall School
£8 (£4 concessions)

By Federico Garcia Lorca in a version by Ted Hughes

A classic of twentieth-century theatre, Lorca’s Blood Wedding is based on a newspaper fragment which told of a family vendetta and a bride who ran away with the son of the enemy family. Lorca uses it to investigate the subjects which fascinate him: desire, repression, ritual and the constraints and commitments of the rural Spanish community in which the play is rooted. With visceral directness, Ted Hughes fuses Lorca’s vision to his own, and the result is a powerful, poetic text which captures all the violence and pathos of the play for an English-speaking audience, presented by Guildhall School actors.

Pre-performance platform
Tuesday 9 October at 6pm, Silk Street Theatre

At this platform, the creative team for Blood Wedding will discuss the challenges of bringing text, music, movement and dance, design, lighting and video together to mount this production.

Admission free

For more information please visit the Guildhall School of Music & Drama website.

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