Performance

VenueThe Young Vic
Maria/Clare
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
Date From26th July 2017
Date To31st August 2017
When19:30. Sat Mats 14:30
What's OnV245

Yerma

YermaT845540572
Yerma is a humble peasant woman, who longs for a child. In her village all her friends are raising families, but she remains childless. She tries to be light-hearted and believes that she and her husband will soon be blessed with a baby. As long as her condition, or lack of it, is temporary, she endures it and seeks to remedy it! Gradually Yerma's deep love for her husband turns to disbelief and then hate as she discovers he does not want a child. However, her own pride and honour forbid her to take pleasure or revenge with another man. Overcome with desire and frustration Yerma is driven to the ultimate crime of passion....
Author Frederico Garcia Lorca


Archive :: production:T845540572, play:S5634, venue:V245

Production details

Special Performances


  • 24 Aug 17 Captioned
  • 26 Aug 17 Audio Described

Company

Producer Young Vic
Adapted by Simon Stone
Director Simon Stone
Design Lizzie Clachan
Lighting James Farncombe
Costume Alice Babidge
Sound Stefan Gregory
Performer Billie Piper (Yerma)
Performer Maureen Beattie
Performer Brendan Cowell
Performer John MacMillan
Performer Charlotte Randle

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