A bride promised. A blood vow broken. The vengeance of a village unleashed.
Passions and traditions collide with unstoppable consequences as the mysteries of love and hate are explored against the backdrop of a community gearing up to unleash these elemental forces upon itself.
Written in the summer of 1932, Lorca’s original ‘Blood Wedding’ foreshadows the violence that would soon both tear his beloved country apart, and lead to his own tragic end.
In this brand new adaptation by Marina Carr – and from the extraoardinary creative vision of acclaimed Director Yaël Farber – Lorca’s meditation on the fate of the individual versus society, is conjured into visceral new life. A warning for our times…
See the superb Gavin Drea in ‘Blood Wedding’ at the Young Vic until 2nd November.