Bernarda Alba runs March 15 through April 7 at freeFall Theatre.
ST. PETERSBURG - The full cast has been announced for Bernarda Alba, based on the The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico Garcia Lorca and adapted into a new musical by Michael John LaChiusa. This exciting musical adaptation opens at freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg on March 15.
Chicago based Actress Kate Young stars in the title role originated on Broadway by Phylicia Rashad.
The cast also includes Bay area favorite Alison Burns, regional favorite Laura Hodos, Jennifer Byrne, Ann Morrison, Meghan Moroney, Sarah McAvoy, Georgia Mallory Guy, Bela Aquino and Kelly Pekar.
Bernarda Alba is directed by Eric Davis, and musically directed by Michael Raabe. Carolynn Esparza is choreographer.
After the death of her husband, Bernarda Alba, the dominating mother of five grown daughters, imposes a period of mourning on her household to last eight years. Isolated from the town and forbidden from forging relationships with men, tension and jealousy mounts within the house. Bernarda Alba reminds us how precious the power to imagine our own future is, how quickly it can be taken away, and how dire the consequences of that loss can be.
Bernarda Alba runs March 15 through April 7. Tickets are $39 or $46, depending on seating, with discounts available for students, teachers, seniors and military.
$22 "rush tickets" are sold on an as-available basis 30 minutes before each show to students and teachers with ID's, and industry artists, show an AEA ID or your name in a printed program).