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Cervantes Theatre

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Arch 26 Old Union Street Arches 229 Union Street
London, SE1 0LR United Kingdom
http://www.cervantestheatre.com/home/

Oct 2018

Culture, Performance, Theatre

Yerma

29 Oct - 1 Dec
Cervantes Theatre, Arch 26 Old Union Street Arches 229 Union Street
London, SE1 0LR United Kingdom
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The presentation of Lorca’s magnificent Rural Trilogy at the Cervantes Theatre ends with Yerma – “a tragic poem” of a woman with a desperate desire for motherhood, who under the pressures of social convention, is driven to commit a horrific crime. This is the play that, with its direct challenge to both the Catholic Church and the strict sexual morality of 1930s Spain, was suggested by Lorca biographer, Ian Gibson, to be the work most directly associated with his assassination…

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