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Blood Wedding

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Theater

THE STORY: Two families in a semi-mythical rural Spain are intricately bound in an unbreakable cycle of murder and revenge. The death-bound love triangle at the center of the play fuels these passions to a fever pitch and propels the story to its unstoppable tragic conclusion. An arranged country marriage between the children of rich landowners is about to take place. A past lover, himself in a loveless marriage, cannot allow the wedding to take place and spirits the Bride away, who goes with him willingly on her wedding night. An entire town goes after the lovers in the middle of the night where pursuers and pursued plunge into a realm of deep darkness where the moonlight is not friendly and the forest not shelter enough. Lorca's image-laden poetry unfolds the story with the fire and power characteristic of his work and the fateful resonance that marked his own tragically short life.

Tickets may be reserved in advance beginning March 28, Monday through Friday from 1-5 p.m. by calling the Bethany Box Office at 507-344-7374. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children, students (K-college) and seniors (55+).