Bernarda Alba: Musical Info & Synopsis


Bernarda Alba tells the story of Bernarda Alba, a mother who imposes strict control over her five daughters following the death of her husband. As the narrative unfolds, tensions behind closed doors come to light, and the daughters bear the consequences of their mother’s choices. Bernarda Alba delves into the complexities of family, jealousy, and the repression of desires.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 10

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1930s / Spain

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael John LaChiusa

Cast Albums

World Premiere Recording (2006)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


2000s, All-Female Cast, Dramatic, Family, Female Leads, ObscureSolo Composer

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