Persuasion has none of the opulence you'd expect from Regency England — the walls and floor are nearly bare, making the characters, in full period costume, feel like they've been plucked out of their era and dropped into a dingy basement. It's not the most romantic setting for an adaptation of a novel known for its love story. This particular one sees Anne Elliot hoping to rekindle her love with one Frederick Wentworth, who has the trappings of a war hero and is the most eligible bachelor in...
Sarah Rose Kearns's world premiere adaptation of Jane Austen's novel is playing at the Connelly Theater. Persuasion tickets are on sale now.
In the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars, a shy English spinster seeks to win back the love of the man she jilted eight years before. Jane Austen’s last and most romantic novel, Persuasion, first appeared in print in 1818, and is a meditation on love and loss, and what is constant in a changing world.
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In the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars, a shy English spinster seeks to win back the love of the man she jilted eight years before. Jane Austen’s last and most romantic novel, Persuasion first appeared in print in 1818, and is a meditation on love and loss, and what is constant in a changing world.
September 11th, 2021
October 31st, 2021
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Bedlam will present their first show since the pandemic this fall. Inspired by the Jane Austen novel, Sarah Rose Kearns' Persuasion will receive its world premiere at Bedlam. Performances begin on September 11, ahead of an opening night on September 21 and a seven week engagement.Set after the Napoleonic wars, Persuasion follows Anne, a young woman who seeks to win the heart of her previous flame, Captain Wentworth. Persuasion is the last complete novel to be written by Jane Austen, and was...