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The House of Bernarda Alba

by Federico García Lorca, Adaptation by Javier Vilalta


Sept 18-October 2nd
Preview Sept 22, Opening Sept 23, runs to Oct 1. No show Monday Sept 26

Tickets: $30 with accessible pricing options available.

The father of a prominent family is dead. Five women are forced by their mother to live inside their house for eight years and mourn their loss without having any outside contact. In the intense heat of summer, the conflicts, repression , and secrets of the house are unchained, while the walls collapse in fear.

Written in 1936, The House of Bernarda Alba is considered one of the masterpieces of Spanish theatre. Queer playwright Federico Garcia Lorca wrote this all-female play as an analogy of the sexual and emotional repression he experienced throughout his life.

In this new exciting production, the text is modernized for a cast of all LGBTQIA2S+ performers to give life to Lorca’s characters. Sage Theatre’s production of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ is a relevant and riveting examination of the oppression and marginalization that members of the queer community continue to bravely battle in today’s sociey.

Thank you for attending Cantata

Our show Cantata (Rumours of My Crazy, Useless Life) has wrapped up with many sold-out shows. 

We thank everyone who took the time to attend the show between Apr. 28 and May 7.
We want to give special thanks to:
  • Our playwright Clem Martini
  • Our director Jason Mehmel
  • Our cast (left to right) Brian Jensen, Duval Lang, Valerie Campbell, and Precious Akpoguma
  • Our composer and musician Rod Squance
  • Our creative team Emily Parkhouse and Calum Maunier
We also want to thank all of our supporters:
  • The team at Sage Theatre
  • Our funders and sponsors
  • Our box office and usher volunteers
  • Our venue cSpace

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