Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

Omnibus Theatre · 04 SEP - 23 SEP

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Celebrated Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s 1932 folk tragedy is deftly pulled into sharp focus in this dark and seductive re-imagining.

Overview

Think it’ll get better? You know it’s a lie.

We’re burning up inside and it’s destroying us both.

What happens when it’s too late to escape – then you open the door and run?
Will fate cut you down? Will you ever breathe easily again?

Lorca’s classic tragedy is set in modern day London. This contemporary adaptation of passion and vendetta explosively blends grit, fate and claustrophobia, with a streak of dark humour.

Told in a bold physical style with original live music and movement, the play also explores cultural divisions and the power of community.

Truth and oil always come to the surface…

Critic reviews

Intriguing update of Lorca’s tragedy that’s hampered by a hurried staging

The Stage

A wonderful retelling of an old story that uses a family conflict to shine a light on grander themes

Everything Theatre

Performances are outstanding: thoughtful, sensitive, heartfelt

The Upcoming

Maria de Lima plays ‘the Mother’ and brings an authenticity to the production, a passion that cannot be softened by the passing of time

Breaking The Fourth Wall

Incorporating physical theatre into Lorca’s thrilling play, George Richmond-Scott’s modern adaptation of Blood Wedding is a lively and engrossing performance

Arthur's Seat

Classic tragedy reimagined with unwavering vigour

Miro Magazine

Maria de Lima presents a stubborn and bitter Mother who holds the audience throughout the show

The Londonist

Date & time

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Tue 4 Sep - Sun 23 Sep, 4pm & 7.30pm

Venue

Omnibus Theatre
1 Northside Clapham Common SW4 0QW London, UK · Get Directions
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