Yerma (Paperback)

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In this radical new version, set in contemporary London, a young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone's radical production of Lorca's achingly powerful masterpiece.

About the Author

Simon Stone is an Australian film and theatre director, writer and actor. In 2011 Stone became the Resident Director at Belvoir. In his first year in the role he wrote and directed The Wild Duck, after Henrik Ibsen, which won the 2011 Helpmann Award for Best Play and was staged in London at the Barbican in 2014. His reworking of Yerma at the Young Vic in 2016 was critically acclaimed and won two Oliviers: Best Actress for Billie Piper, and Best Revival.

Praise For…

"An extraordinary theatrical triumph" The Times ★★★★★

"Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca" The Observer ★★★★★

“Stunning, searing, unmissable” Mail on Sunday ★★★★★

"A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic" The Independent ★★★★★

"Billie Piper is on raw, ferocious, spellbinding form" The Evening Standard ★★★★★

"Brutal yet ferociously funny" Metro ★★★★★

"Wonderfully bold and sensitive writing and direction from Simon Stone” The Sunday Times ★★★★

"Simon Stone's radical update of Lorca is astonishingly powerful" Time Out ★★★★
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786822635
ISBN-10: 1786822636
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: July 26th, 2017
Pages: 88
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays