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Yerma single work   drama  
Adaptation of Yerma Federico Garcia Lorca , 1934 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Yerma
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'London, the present day. A woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child

'Written and directed by Simon Stone, this radical new version of Lorca's tragedy of yearning and loss won universal critical acclaim when it premiered at the Young Vic in 2016 and triumphed at the the 2017 Olivier Awards. ' (Production summary)

Notes

  • Performed at the Young Vic in the South Bank area of London, 26 July - 31 August 2017.

    Screened in cinemas nationwide with National Theatre Live on 31 August.

    Direction Simon Stone   

    Design Lizzie Clachan    

    Costumes Alice Babidge  

    Light James Farncombe   

    Music & Sound Stefan Gregory  

    Video Jack Henry James   

    Casting Julia Horan CDG

    With

    Maureen Beattie, Brendan Cowell, John MacMillan, Billie Piper, Charlotte Randle, Thalissa Teixeira

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Billie Boils Peter Craven , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 21-27 October 2017;

'Billie Piper’s performance in Lorca’s tragedy Yerma caps a powerful production at the Young Vic for the ‘antipodean Orson Welles’, Simon Stone.' 

Billie Boils Peter Craven , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 21-27 October 2017;

'Billie Piper’s performance in Lorca’s tragedy Yerma caps a powerful production at the Young Vic for the ‘antipodean Orson Welles’, Simon Stone.' 

Last amended 16 May 2018 16:02:30
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