Blood Wedding (Lujan/O'Connell, trans.)

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

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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Richard O'Connell

Richard O'Connell

James Graham  Lujan

James Graham Lujan

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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