Blood Wedding

Dramatic / Female/ Female / Unarmed (UA) / Knife (Kn) / Quarterstaff (QS) / February 16, 2018

Dramatists Play Service

Federico Garcia Lorca

Bride and Mother

Amateur and professional productions of this passionate tragedy have won singular fame for a play the critics acclaim as second only to The House of Bernarda Alba. The Mother has lost in feuds with the Felix family all her menfolks except her youngest son, The Bridegroom. She arranges a wedding with The Bride, who is loved by young Leonardo Felix. He and The Bride run away. Guided by The Beggar Woman (Death) and The Moon (A Young Woodcutter), The Bridegroom overtakes the lovers. He and Leonardo kill each other, leaving The Mother alone in her empty house