Brontë 200 - Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

Cramphorn Studio, Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

April 13th 2018 08:00pm - April 14th 2018 09:30pm

Cramphorn Studio, Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual liberation. Told through Jane’s eyes, English literature’s most celebrated autobiographical novel shocked the Victorians, and Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance is now distilled for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones. Performer Rebecca Vaughan embodies everywoman Jane – and several other characters – in this intimate study of love’s realities. ????? ‘Hands down the best adaptation of Jane Eyre, in any medium.’ (Broadway Baby) ????? ‘Truly extraordinary… one of the most exciting young performers on the British Stage’ (British Theatre Guide) ????? ’A theatrical masterpiece' (Edinburgh Guide)


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