Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:30 am by M.   No comments
A new Jane Eyre (which we featured a few months ago when it was just a crowdfunding project) opens today, May 16, in Columbus, OH:
Jackie Isaac presents
an Available Light Theatre production
Jane Eyre: A Memory, A Fever, A Dream 
Adapted by Daniel Kramer
from the novel by Charlotte Brontë
Directed by Acacia Duncan

Featuring Jeff Horst, Elena Perantoni, Michelle G. Schroeder, and Robyn Rae Stype.
May 16, 17,24,31, June 6,7 @ 8pm + TALKBACK
May 18, 25, June 1, 6 @ 8pm
May 26, June 2  @ 2pm
All performances @ Riffe Center Studio One
77 South High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Daniel Elihu Kramer, well-known for our popular production of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice, returns to Columbus and Available Light for a romantic deconstruction of another beloved Jane.
Why is Jane Eyre so beloved? What has the novel meant to readers in the past? What does it mean now? How is Jane's story universal and how is it deeply personal?
Jane Eyre: A Memory, A Fever, A Dream faithfully enhances Charlotte Brontë's classic story. In this world premiere production contemporary voices (culled from AVLT's own interviews) relate personal experiences and memories of the novel, exploring the many ways readers see themselves reflected in this classic book.
And in the Brontë Parsonage Museum:
Lucy Worsley: If Walls Could Talk
The historian and broadcaster discusses the history of the home
Thursday 16 May, 7.30pm.
West Lane Baptist Centre, Haworth

As the first of a series of events to celebrate the historic redecoration of the Brontë Parsonage Museum, historian and broadcaster Lucy Worsley visits Haworth to discuss the history of the home: Why did the flushing toilet take so long to catch on? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? Why did we once fear fruit? In this lively illustrated talk Lucy Worsley, presenter of BBC series'If Walls Could Talk', reveals some juicy, smelly and truly intimate insights into the history of domestic life.
More information in Keighley News and at the Parsonage Facebook wall.


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