Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments
A new theatrical adaptation of Jane Eyre:
The Castaways Repertory Theatre presents
Jane Eyre
Adapted from Charlotte Brontë’s novel
Directed by Julie Little
June 16 @ 7:30pm
June 17 @ 2:00pm
June 23 @ 7:30pm
June 24 @ 2:00pm
Location: Ferlazzo Mainstage
15941 Donald Curtis Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22191

(Julie Little was named the 2017 Outstanding Arts Educator during the Kathleen K. Seefeldt Awards for Arts Excellence ceremony in May at the Hylton Performing Arts Center)
Charlotte Brontë’s powerful Gothic novel is brought to life on our stage. In her autobiography, Jane Eyre recalls the difficulties growing up as an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at Lowood, the charity school run by the rigid Mr. Brocklehurst. Throughout tragedy and hardship, Jane grows into an independent and spirited adult. She applies for and obtains a position as governess at Thornfield Hall, where she encounters its inscrutable master, Edward Rochester. There, she uncovers a dark and terrible secret, and Jane is forced to make a choice to follow her heart or her convictions. In the end, through great courage and sacrifice, Jane finds a place she can finally call home.


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