National Theatre Live: Yerma

National Theatre Live: Yerma

Billie Piper, photo by Johan Persson Billie Piper (Her) in Yerma

November 15, 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM | November 18, 1:00 PM National Theatre Live screenings* take place in the auditorium of The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth, TX 76107 *This is not a live performance. This is a theatrical performance that has been filmed and is presented as a screening. Please note that the performance of Yerma includes strobe lighting. The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her award-winning role. 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. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph). Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax. The running time is approx. 1 hour and 40 minutes, with no intermission.

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