Baraka returns to the Arcola Theatre with the UK Premiere of their latest production. Bursting with colour, live music, physical theatre and dance Lorca Dreams is a poetic journey through the life and work of Federico Garcia Lorca. The play presents a collage of “Federicos,” in love with life and freedom, stirring emotions which live inside each and every one of us, as actors and people. Discover Lorca’s voice, the characters in his plays, his family and friends, most importantly the eccentric Salvador Dali.
“The most moving play about the poet from Granada that I have seen in years.” Ian Gibson, Lorca´s biographer
In 2005 Amor de Don Perlimplín con Belisa en su Jardín, enjoyed a sell out run at the Arcola and five star reviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2006 Baraka´s Hace Federico participated in the Arcola Viva Lorca Festival and in 2007 the company joined forces with CASA Latin American Theatre Festival with a performed reading of the new play Fausto Angleró by Adhantaya. Last summer the company began creating its own work with Blue Berr´Hills, a site specific devised piece in an abandoned brothel in Paris. Baraka continues to promote international theatre enriching each performance with its experimental, intercultural, collective philosophy.
Written by Maria Caudevilla with extracts from Lorca´s work
Directed and designed by Maria Caudevilla
Executive Producer Emily Lewis
Costume design by Ludy Ruiz
Lighting design by Flavia Mayans
…‘The enthusiasm and simplicity at the heart of this production wins you over…’ – What’s on Stage.com
‘Following a string of successful hits at the Arcola, Baraka Theatre Company have returned to create another colourful Andalusian portrait that goes some way in echoing the tone and rhythm of Federico Lorca’s poetry.’ – What’s on Stage.com
PLEASE NOTE: All performances will be in Spanish with English surtitles.
Written and directed by MARIA CAUDEVILLA
with extracts from LORCA´s work
Presented by Baraka Theatre Company