The House of Bernarda Alba

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The House of Bernarda Alba by * Lorca. A haunting tragedy about life in a Spanish home. First produced by ** in 19**. Translated into English by **. This text first performed in South Africa by **. Other productions include Leonard Schach’s production for the Johannesburg REPS (September 1952, with a cast including Muriel Alexander, Molly Seftel and Mary Mitchell.) Presented by University Theatre Stellenbosch in 1962.

Translated into Afrikaans by Uys Krige (Die Huis van Bernarda Alba) and first produced by ** in 19**. Published by Tafelberg in 1980. Presented by Universiteitsteater Stellenbosch in the H.B. Thom Theatre in May 1973, directed by Ria Olivier starring Antoinette Kellermann as Bernarda Alba, Sybil Coetzee, Tessa Cowan, Lize Treurnicht, Lois Malan and others. Decor and costumes designed by Neels Hansen, lighting by Emile Aucamp.

Lydia Lindeque performed in this play with the Klein Teater in 1951.


Helikon, 2(9):10.

UTS theatre pamphlet

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