Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:30 am by M. in , , ,    No comments
A couple of alerts from Brontë country:

In Haworth, at the Brontë Parsonage Museum:
Late Night Thursday. Meet the author:
Meet Emma Adams, author of "Tiny Shoes"
September 15th 2016 05:30pm - 08:00pm

The Brontë Parsonage Museum will be open until 8pm on Thursday 15 September. Come along and enjoy the special atmosphere of the house in the evening light.

There will also be an opportunity to meet and speak with the writer Emma Adams, author of Tiny Shoes – a specially-commissioned audio play currently being hosted by the Parsonage in collaboration with West Yorkshire Playhouse as part of their Brontë Season for this year’s Brontë200 celebrations.
Emma’s work ranges from dark political satire for adults to adventure comedy for children. She has written for Red Ladder, Slung Low, Theatre 503, Freedom Studios, Ovalhouse and Paines Plough, and recently completed work for CBBC’s New Voices Initiative. Three of her plays have toured nationally. Two of these, Ugly and Animals, are published by Oberon. She is currently developing further projects for television.
Emma will be very happy to speak with visitors about the development of the Tiny Shoes project as well as more generally about her work as a playwright. Not to be missed!
In Saltaire, part of the Saltaire Festival 2016:
Tracking the Brontës in Words and Music15 September, 19:30
Saltaire United Reformed Church

A one-hour whistle-stop journey presented by Eddie Lawler and soprano Charissa Hutchins, with songs inspired by the three Brontë sisters and their brother.  The journey moves with the Brontës from their birthplace in Thornton to Haworth, and on to some of the places they visited.
The production is part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Brontë siblings, beginning with Charlotte in 1816.


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