This MacEwan production jettisons the sets and technical trappings that seemed such an indispensable part of the Broadway production. This stripped-down Fringe production moves the story at an exhilarating pace. All the events are there, simply rendered, in Brontë’s remarkable voice.
Directed by Timothy Ryan Musical Direction by Janice Flower Stage Manager Rachelle Saunders
Cast of Jane Eyre, the Musical
Jane Eyre – Nicole Rowley Edward Fairfax Rochester – Cody Michie Young Jane Eyre / Louise Eshton – Harmonie Tower John Reed / Mr. Eshton – Antonio Bavaro Mrs. Reed / Mrs. Dent – Erika Apon Mr. Brocklehurst – Ryan Novak Miss Scatcherd / Bertha Mason / Lady Ingram – Rachel Bowron Helen Burns / Amy Eshton – Lindsay McDonald Mrs. Fairfax – Myla Southward Robert – Keith Fernandez Grace Poole / Adele – Ellie Heath Blanche Ingram – Stephanie Callow Lord Ingram / St. John Rivers – Jason Hardwick Colonel Dent / The Vicar – James Sloan Mary Ingram – Stefanie Maltais-Bayda Richard Mason – Nick Tostowaryk
All other roles are played by the ensemble.
JANE EYRE, THE MUSICAL plays at the Commercial Solutions Stage 5 (King Edward School). Show times are:
Friday, August 18 @ 8:15PM; Monday, August 21 @ 4:15PM; Tuesday, August 22 @ 11:00PM; Wednesday, August 23 @ 6:30PM; Friday, August 25 @ 1:45PM; Saturday August 26 @ 12:00NOON