Persuasion

Persuasion

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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Running time: 
2 hours and 35 minutes, with 1 intermission
Categories: 
By:
Sarah Rose Kearns, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
Producer:
Bedlam Theater
Director:
Eric Tucker
Lighting:
Les Dickert
Sound:
Jane Shaw
Design:
John McDermott
Choreography:
Susannah Millonzi
Costume:
Charlotte Palmer-Lane
Cast list:
Rajesh Bose, Annabel Capper, Shaun Bennet Fauntleroy, Yonatan Gebeyehu, Caroline Grogan, Claire Hsu, Randolph Curtis Rand, Nandita Shenoy, Arielle Yoder
Persuasion Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 11, 2021
Opening date: 
September 28, 2021
Closes: 
October 31, 2021
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Connelly Theater

Address:
220 E 4th St, New York, NY 10009
Nearest subway station:
2 Avenue

Our Persuasion Review

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