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Inspired by the extraordinary life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, The Heresy of Love is a powerful drama about a clash between organized religion and personal faith, full of intrigue and danger, ruthless ambitions and illicit desire. 


by Helen Edmundson

Directed by Ishwar Maharaj

Dramatis Personae

Brigida - Dilara Akpinar

Father Antonio - Eduardo Arcelus

Sister Juana - Marta Bonito

Viceroy - Benjamin Chaffin

Bishop Santa Cruz - Emanuel Coelho

Mother Marguerita - Sara Galvin

Sister Sebastiana - Bianca Honisch

Archbishop Aguiar Y Seijas - Reece Pantry

Vicereine - Maya Pillay

Juanita - Lili Rich

Don Hernando - Anmol Sharma

Angelica - Melissa Vincent


Musical Director / Arranger Paul Knight

Set Design Granville Saxton

Costume Design: Josie Thomas

Lighting Designer Will Evans

Sound Designer Paul Freeman

Production Manager Naomi Sykes

Stage Manager Katie Taylor

Props Josh York

DSL Stage Manager Carys Williams

Technical ASM Kirsty Bowers & Alex Milledge


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