Theatre of Charlotte’s Ensemble Company Presents “Blood Wedding”
Theatre’s Ensemble Company, made up of talented local high school actors, will
present Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Blood Wedding” from May 22-24 in the
Wachovia Playhouse at ImaginOn. A brilliant adaptation by poet Ted Hughes
captures the violence and pathos of this classic of twentieth-century theatre.
fast-paced, passionate production, “Blood Wedding” won immediate acclaim
when it debuted in 1930s
. Federico Garcia Lorca based his most popular play on a newspaper account of a
young bride from the countryside who abandoned her husband-to-be on their
wedding day and escaped with her childhood sweetheart. Lorca explores conflicts
between individuals and society and the elemental force of human attraction
through his highly symbolic and lyrical text, elevating this love story to a
tragedy of fate.
will be in the Wachovia Playhouse at ImaginOn. All tickets are $10.00. For
tickets to the production, call the Children’s Theatre Box Office at
704-973-2828 (10 am-5 pm, Mon.-Fri.) or visit our website: www.ctcharlotte.org.
Recommended for ages 13 and up.
the Ensemble Company
Ensemble Company provides pre-professional training to high school actors who
possess theatrical talent and a strong commitment to theatre work. Many of these
young people will continue pursuing acting training in college and in their
through auditions, the students receive school credit as part of Children’s
Theatre’s partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. There is no cost to
the student for this program. Meeting for classes every Saturday and Sunday
throughout the school year, the Company studies voice, movement,
characterization, script analysis, improvisation and production.
Theatre of Charlotte is supported by the Annual Fund Drive of the Arts &
Science Council, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Inc., ArtsTeach, and the North Carolina
Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National
Endowment for the Arts.
The media sponsor for the 2007-08 season is WCNC-TV.
Airways: the 2007-08 Official Airline of Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.