Preventing a French Villette, or did Charlotte really try? - There’s nothing to suggest Charlotte Brontë did indeed implore Smith, Elder & Co to prevent a French translation, as Gérin said. Many letters she wrote to ...
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Words and Music by Paul Gordon is the title of an upcoming evening at Joe's Pub.The reviews of the different stage productions of The Mystery of Irma Vep keep trickling in with their Brontë references. We are not surprised to read on Go Triad that this play 'was the most-produced play in the United States in 1991'. Another review can be read on Loafing.
The concert — featuring the songs of Jane Eyre composer Paul Gordon — will be presented at the downtown venue Oct. 15. Those scheduled to lend their voices to the evening include Brian d'Arcy James, Kate Reinders, Jayne Paterson, Sarah Litzsinger and Lianne Marie Dobbs. Show time is 9:30 PM.
Paul Gordon received a Tony nomination for his score to Jane Eyre. His other musicals include Emma, which will premiere this summer at Theaterworks in California; Daddy-Long-Legs, which will be part of the Festival of New American Music Theater in Los Angeles in 2008; and The Front, which had its first reading at Manhattan Theatre Club in April.
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. Call (212) 967-7555 or visit http://www.joespub.com/ for reservations. (Andrew Gans)