The House of Bernarda Alba (London, National Theatre (Lyttelton), 2023) | Playbill

The House of Bernarda Alba


In the domain of Bernarda Alba, a daughter who disobeys is no longer a daughter.

Forced to live under their mother’s tight grip as they mourn their father’s death, can five sisters survive when young Adela dares for passion and freedom?

Rebecca Frecknall makes her directorial debut at the National Theatre with Alice Birch’s radical version of Federico García Lorca’s modern masterpiece.


Directed by Rebecca Frecknall
Scenic and Costume Design by Merle Hensel
Lighting Design by Lee Curran
Sound Design by Peter Rice

Cast Includes Harriet Walter, Isis Hainsworth, Rosalind Eleazar, Thusitha Jayasundera


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