Saturday, August 19, 2017

UrFU's Lingua-T to perform Lorca's "House of Bernarda Alba"

Ural Federal University's Lingua-T linguistic theatre group will perform Federico Garcia Lorca's "The House of Bernarda Alba" in Spanish, the original language, on Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Yekaterinburg House of Actors.

Tickets are on sale now for $4.50 to $6 and may be purchased through the UrFU Department of Foreign Language.

Published in June of 1936, "The House of Bernarda Alba" was Garcia Lorca's final play before his death in the Spanish Civil War the following August.

The play received was first produced in 1945. It centers on an aging matriarch steadfast in her old-fashioned beliefs as her family of daughters seeks to break free of their mother's tyrannical restrictions.