Blood Wedding (Dewell/Zapata, trans.)

by  Carmen Zapata, Federico García Lorca, Michael Dewell

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 9f

Amateur and professional productions of this passionate tragedy have won singular fame for a play the critics acclaim as second only to The House of Bernarda Alba. The Mother has lost in feuds with the Felix family all her menfolks except her youngest son, The Bridegroom. She arranges a wedding with…

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Amateur and professional productions of this passionate tragedy have won singular fame for a play the critics acclaim as second only to The House of Bernarda Alba. The Mother has lost in feuds with the Felix family all her menfolks except her youngest son, The Bridegroom. She arranges a wedding with The Bride, who is loved by young Leonardo Felix. He and The Bride run away. Guided by The Beggar Woman (Death) and The Moon (A Young Woodcutter), The Bridegroom overtakes the lovers. He and Leonardo kill each other, leaving The Mother alone in her empty house.
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Carmen Zapata

Carmen Margarita Zapata (born July 15, 1927) is an American actress. Zapata was born in New York City to a Mexican father and an Argentine mother. She has been in over one hundred movies and shows, including Batman: The Animated Series, Married... with Children, Sister Act, and she was Carmen ...

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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 c ...

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Michael Dewell

Michael Dewell

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