In an exchange in a programme note for this vivid, startling new production of Blood Wedding, Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah and guest director Yaël Farber recall their first discussion of a possible collaboration at the theatre, they exchanged lists of plays they wanted to do. This Lorca classic, written in 1932 and first performed in 1933, was at the top of both of their lists. Read more
We’re all curious about what might hurt us…
What do you do when the day that’s supposed to be the happiest of your life becomes a living nightmare?
A repressed, passionate love affair rears its head on the day two young people tie the knot. What is done cannot be undone.
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Our Review of Blood Wedding Young Vic 2019
Genre: DramaOpened 12 May 2005Written: a new version by Tanya Ronder of Federico Garcia Lorca's play 'Bodas De Sangre'Directed: Rufus NorrisCast: Gael Garcia Bernal as 'Leonardo'Synopsis:Based on the explosive story of a wedding party in rural Spain. What the critics had to say..... Read more