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The House of Bernarda Alba follows the plight of the widow Bernarda. After her husband's death, she locks the doors and windows against the world and imposes a strict period of mourning on her five daughters. Under the shadow of the church and the rules of society, the women conflict and spiral into emotional chaos. Relocating one of Lorca s best known works to rural Iran, Iranian stage and screen actor Shohreh Aghdashlo will be leading the cast as Bernarda Alba.Performers Shohreh Aghdashloo (Bernarda Alba), Jane Bertish (La Poncia), Pandora Colin (Angustias), Jasmina Daniel (Maria Josefa), Amanda Hale (Martirio), Seline Hizli (Amelia), Sarah Solemani (Maryam), Mia Soteriou (A Maid), Badria Timimi (Prudencia), Hara Yannas (Adela).
Author Federico Garcia Lorca. Producer Almeida Theatre. Adapted by Emily Mann. Director Bijan Sheibani. Design Bunny Christie. Lighting Jon Clark. Sound Dan Jones.
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