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"Lopez proves again that she's one of Boston's most important writers."WBUR

Yerma, a young wife, wants nothing more than to have a child and become a devoted mother. As she watches her friends start their families, she begins to question her own value as a woman. Her desperate desire turns into an all-consuming obsession with devastating consequences. Beloved by Boston audiences, Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez reinvents Lorca’s classic masterpiece, infusing this searing drama with flamenco-inspired music and heart.

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Melinda Lopez“I am profoundly grateful to the Huntington for bringing my adaptation of Yerma to the stage. As the Playwright-in-Residence, I have had the opportunity to deepen my craft as a playwright, and also pursue ideas that have haunted me for a long time — such as Yerma! I have always had a deep love for Lorca, and am beyond thrilled to bring my interpretation of his masterpiece to Boston.”— Huntington Playwright-in-Residence Melinda Lopez

Press Reviews

"Lopez proves again that she's one of Boston's most important writers."WBUR
"Melinda Lopez is so loved by Boston audiences."Edge Boston
"Melinda Lopez’s work is laced with humor while aiming to reveal universalities. It’s truthful, with an edge."Boston Magazine
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Artists

  • Melinda Lopez Translator / Adapter Melinda Lopez Translator / Adapter
  • Melia Bensussen Director Melia Bensussen Director

Prices & Seating

Section
Performance Day Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3
PEAK: Friday & Saturday evening;
Sunday matinee
$89 $59 $25
OFF PEAK: Sunday - Thursday evening;
Saturday matinee
$79 $49 $25
FIRST LOOK: First Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday evening; Wednesday matinee $69 $45 $25
PEAK: Friday & Saturday evening;
Sunday matinee
Section
Price
Zone 1
$89
Zone 2
$59
Zone 3
$25
OFF PEAK: Sunday - Thursday evening;
Saturday matinee
Section
Price
Zone 1
$79
Zone 2
$49
Zone 3
$25
FIRST LOOK: First Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Tuesday evening; Wednesday matinee
Section
Price
Zone 1
$69
Zone 2
$45
Zone 3
$25
  Prices
Active Military and Veterans and Immediate Families
$20 with promo code MILITARY
Student (25 years and younger)
(No AA)
$20
Section D (Huntington Avenue Theatre);
Last Row (Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA)
Additional discounts may not be applied to section D seats at the Huntington Avenue Theatre and last row seats at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
$25
BU Community $10 off with promo code BU10
Seniors (65 years or older) $5 off
35 Below (35 years and younger)
(No AA)
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$30

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  Prices
Active Military and Veterans and Immediate Families
$20 with promo code MILITARY
Student (25 years and younger)
(No AA)
$20
Section D (Huntington Avenue Theatre);
Last Row (Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA)
Additional discounts may not be applied to section D seats at the Huntington Avenue Theatre and last row seats at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
$25
BU Community $10 off with promo code BU10
Seniors (65 years or older) $5 off
35 Below (35 years and younger)
(No AA)
Learn more about our 35 Below program
$30

Learn more about our Discount Ticket Programs.

Seatmap

Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA: 527 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02116
Main: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115 | 617 266 7900 | BOX OFFICE 617 266 0800

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