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... Read more
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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