Thursday, August 04, 2016

Thursday, August 04, 2016 3:02 am by M. in ,    No comments
More Brontë-related performances that can be seen at the Edinburgh Fringe:
Dyad Productions presents
Jane Eyre. An Autobiography
by Elton Townend-Jones
Directed by Elton Townend-Jones
With  Rebecca Vaughan.
Assembly Roxy (Venue 139) ​ 11:15 AM Aug 4-9, 11-15, 17-22, 24-29

Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual liberation. Told through Jane’s eyes, English literature’s most celebrated autobiographical novel shocked the Victorians, and Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance is now distilled for the stage – under its full title – by writer/director Elton Townend Jones. Performer Rebecca Vaughan embodies everywoman Jane – and several other characters – in this intimate study of love’s realities. From the creators of: Austen’s Women, I, Elizabeth, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic and Dalloway.


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