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Women power: Claire Wong, who plays Bernarda, leading a strong cast of veterans such as Neo Swee Lin, Karen Tan and Jo Kukathas in Federico Garcia Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba. - PHOTO: WILD RICE

Iron Lady clad in lace lets rip with histrionics

Glen Goei corrals a stellar cast for House of Bernarda Alba, writes CHEAH UI-HOON

SPANISH playwright Federico Garcia Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba is that classic epic play with larger-than-life characters, where a country and a community's problems at large are encapsulated and shrunk into one long domestic scene. Put on by Wild Rice Theatre, the issues presented in The