Bernarda Alba: Musical Info & Synopsis


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, the 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 individual 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)➝


Links

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


Tags

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


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