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If Five Years Pass - Full Length Play

If Five Years Pass

Richard O'Connell, Federico García Lorca, James Graham Lujan

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Full Length Play

12m, 7f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

Translated by James Graham Lujan and Richard O'Connell
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Description

Full Length Play

Fantasy

Requires an elaborate, resourceful and imaginative production. There has been nothing like it in our theatre in several generations. Experimental theatre groups will welcome the wonderful production possibilities this play suggests in scenery, lighting, music, dance and costuming. Production suggestions available on request. The enigmatic plot of this play defies analysis, since its scenes weave from reality into the dreams and hopes of the characters. After waiting five years for his fiancee, a young man is jilted on the eve of his wedding. During the wasted five years, a childhood sweetheart has remained in love with the young man. Both now try to regain the lost years. Whether they do or not depends on the audience's interpretation. No one has used the versatile resources of the theatre more brilliantly than Lorca in this strange comedy.
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12m, 7f, 2boy(s) or girl(s)

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Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936) is widely considered to be Spain's most important playwright and poet. He and his close friend Salvador Dalí took the literary and artistic worlds by storm in the 1920's, introducing daring explorations of desire, sexuality and surrealism. Mr. Lorca's two poetry collections, Canciones (Songs), and Romancero gitano (the Gypsy Ballads), earned him international ... view full profile

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