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  • Garcia Lorca's poetic language soars in this contemporary take on a classic tale about a childless Spanish peasant and her rage against the oppression of a loveless marriage and repressive society. Here the violence that erupts is a universal outcry for so many “modern” women who suppress their innermost desires. - Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC and Spain Arts & Culture. - Adaptation by Fernando J. Lopez from text by Federico García Lorca . In Spanish with English surtitles.
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    The critics are raving about Yerma, the Spanish masterpiece by Federico Garc¡a Lorca, which is presented at GALA Hispanic Theatre through October 4. Garc¡a Lorca’s poetic language soars in this impassionate outcry of a woman’s desire for freedom. This contemporary take on a classic tale is performed In Spanish with English surtitles. Get your tickets now!

    "intoxicating...a juicy, tour-de-force" -DC Theatre Scene
    http://dctheatrescene.com/2015/09/15/garcia-lorcas-yerma-at-gala-hispanic-theatre/
    "stunning performances...brilliantly directed and staged" -DCMetroTheatreArts
    http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2015/09/14/yerma-at-gala-hispanic-theatre/

    Run Time

    2 hours