Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016 3:00 am by M. in , , , ,    1 comment
A new regional production of Gordon & Caird's Jane Eyre. The Musical opens today, April 15, in Mission, KS:
The Barn Players presents
Jane Eyre
Book by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Additional Lyrics by John Caird
Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë

April 15 to May 1, 2016
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm,
with Industry Night, Monday, April 25th, 7:30pm

Directed by Jeannette Bonjour
Musical Direction by Baker Purdon
Stage Managed by Kimberly Stelting
Assistant Stage Management by Megan Kroeger
Set Design by Guy Gardner
Lighting Design by Leah O'Connor
Sound Design by Sean Leistico
Costume Design by Max Mammele
Assistant Musical Direction by Erica Milligan Baruth

Charlotte Brontë's great love story comes to life with music to lift your heart and set your spirit soaring. This beloved tale of secrets and the lies that secrets create, of unimaginable hope and unspoken passion, reminds us what it is to fall deeply, truly and completely in love. Nominated for five Tony Awards, Jane Eyre explores religion, sexuality and protofeminism, all while enchanting audiences with a timeless love story.

STARRING:
Alisha Richardson, Matt Richardson, Erica Milligan Baruth, Debbie Blinn, Elise Campagna & Ella Graham
(EDIT:  More info on Broadway World).

And in Washington D.C. an event taking place in the Bernard Herrmann Festival:
Bernard Herrmann.Screen, Stage, and Radio

A month-long celebration (April 1 to 26, 2016)
presented and produced by PostClassical Ensemble, National Gallery of Art, Georgetown University, and AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

Friday, April 15, 2016:
Bernard Herrmann “Interplay”

Georgetown University (McNeir Auditorium) – Free admission
PART ONE:
1:15 pm
–Dan Gediman on radio drama (with audio clips)

— Corwin/Herrmann: “Untitled” (1944) – radio play with live actors and GU Orchestra (world premiere of the reconstruction by Christopher Husted). Directed by Anna Celenza
–Dorothy Herrmann on her father’s magnum opus, the opera Wuthering Heights (with audio clips and a film clip from the film The Ghost and Mrs. Muir)
–Discussion: Dan Gediman, Dorothy Herrmann, Christopher Husted, Neil Lerner, Anna Celenza, Angel Gil-Ordonez; Joseph Horowitz, host

1 comment:

  1. It's a beautiful place, having such an open and joyous feeling to it. It's totally amazing! This is definitely a wonderful venue Houston to spend time. It's plenty fun to sit and enjoy food and drinks with amazing conversations.

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