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Susquehanna University to Stage Tragic Wedding Tale

Published on March 31, 2011

SELINSGROVE—Susquehanna University’s Department of Theatre will perform an adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Blood Wedding” by Tanya Ronder, April 14 to 17 at 8 p.m. in the Degenstein Center Theater.

“Blood Wedding” is a tragedy about a family vendetta and a bride who runs away with the son of the enemy family. Written in 1932 and set in a rural Spanish community, the play explores what happens to human desire when it is constrained by social expectations and conventions.

Admission for adults is $10, and for non-SU students, $8. For tickets, call 570-372-ARTS, Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

Karen M. Jones


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