Federico García Lorca's THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

Starts:
6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2014
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/cfa/theatre
Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre presents THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA, by Federico García Lorca, translation by David Hare, directed by Tim Spears. Her second husband is dead, buried in the dirt and the mourners have gone. And now the widow Bernarda Alba locks her five daughters into their house for an eight‐year mourning period. Obsessed with family honor, Bernarda rules the household with an iron fist, but all of her daughters secretly harbor a passion for Pepe el Romano, the handsomest man in the village who arrives on horseback each evening. The eldest daughter is engaged to him, but it is the youngest daughter, Adela, who becomes his lover. When the truth finally breaks through the atmosphere of suppressed desire, jealousy, anger, and fear, Bernarda makes a desperate attempt to maintain control of her shattered household. FREE admission.