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Fuente Ovejuna
  • Ripped from the 15th Century’s headlines, a young woman of the Spanish village Fuente Ovejuna in 1476 inspires and leads a rebellion against their military governor’s sexual exploitation of local women. Laurencia refuses to be a victim when she is attacked and rallies the town to do something, finally, about the oppression that has gone on too long. This classic play by Lope de Vega, a writer considered second only to Cervantes in the canon of Spanish literature, was first published in 1619.

Fuente Ovejuna
  • Location: City Lit Theater Company
  • Address: 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
  • January 4, 2019 - February 16, 2019
  • City Lit Theater Company
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday