“We have eight years of mourning now and not a breath of air will be allowed in from the street. The doors and windows may as well be bricked up, do you hear?”
But nothing can stop the growing tide of desire of Bernarda Alba's five daughters. As the frustrated tension mounts, each holds on to their longings, jealousies and hopes for the attentions of the virile Pepe el Romano, promised in marriage to one of them.
Red Dog brought Federico Garcia Lorca's final masterpiece 'The House of Bernarda Alba' to the stage in a new adaption by Kate Littlewood. In the 75th anniversary year of Lorca's death this was a stunning theatrical journey into the imagination of a great poetic writer, a theatre giant at the height of his powers.
This production opened in Stroud on 27th September 2011 and played there for two weeks before taking off on a tour around the country.