Sunday, July 24, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016 1:06 am by M. in    No comments
Today, July 24, in Missoula, Montana:
Colony 21 will feature staged readings of five new plays by our guest artists. There will also be a public forum examining the needs of a new generation of playwrights, as well as a keynote address from visiting writer Samuel D. Hunter, recipient of a 2014 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellowship.

Montana Repertory Theatre presents
Brontë to the Future!
by Laramie Dean
Sunday, July 24 at 12:00 PM
Masquer Theatre, Missoula, MT

The Brontë sisters, Emily and Charlotte, having told their most well-known tales—Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre, respectively—now want to leave the past behind and explore a future time in order to see what will happen to their characters in a more contemporary setting. Brontë to the Future! is a mashup that places the Brontës’ beloved Jane and Rochester and Catherine and Heathcliff in the world of today—and possibly tomorrow—while retaining all the romance and Gothic splendor of the original stories.


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