Federíco Garcia Lorca’s tragedy which centers on one young woman who is desired by two men.
A play that focuses on two rival families in rural Spain and the dangerous love triangle which emerges between young lovers. Multi award-winning playwright Marina Carr adapts Federíco Garcia Lorca’s tragedy.
...an emotionally precise production that is highly stylised and stately, yet full of rich and savage beauty...evocative use of language is matched by the extraordinarily visceral physical language and clarity...'
The marriage of Yaël Farber with Marina Carr should be a transcendent thing – and, mostly, it is. But, like the eponymous wedding in Federico García Lorca’s tragic play, it also falls apart towards the end.'
There are electric moments, particularly whenever Thalissa Teixeria’s white-suited Moon takes to the stage...But ‘Blood Wedding’ is often so bluntly miserable as to become numbing: an oppressive pile-up of tragedy.'
Inventive, poetic if over-stretched revival of Lorca's rural tragedy...
The strong ensemble relish Carr's language, a satisfying mixture of the darkly comic and the metaphorically foreboding...'