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'She Fights Like A Great Heroine': Playwright Melinda Lopez On Her Adaptation Of Lorca's 'Yerma'15:00
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Nadine Malouf (Yerma) in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of "Yerma." (Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)
Nadine Malouf (Yerma) in the Huntington Theatre Company's production of "Yerma." (Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)

The play "Yerma" is the story of a woman whose heart's desire is to have a child, an obsession that completely consumes her. It's originally by Spanish poet and dramatist Federico García Lorca and was first staged in 1934.

A new version, translated and adapted by award-winning Boston playwright Melinda Lopez, is now being staged by the Huntington Theatre Company.

"Yerma" will be on view at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA through June 30. 

Guest

Melinda Lopez, Boston playwright and actress.

This segment aired on June 7, 2019.

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