Innocent Diversions at Theater Ten Ten

Theater Ten Ten presents Innocent Diversions, a Christmas Entertainment with Jane Austen and Friends, written and directed by Lynn Marie Macy, at Theater Ten Ten from 16 Nov - 16 Dec 2007.

Innocent Diversions: December 1803, Miss Jane Austen, her family & friends have arrived at Manydown Park, the Hampshire estate of the Bigg-Wither family for a Christmas celebration. At the persistent urging of her hosts, Jane has consented to be Mistress of Ceremonies and preside over their Holiday theatricals, which are to highlight her own early writings.

Jane leads her friends and loved ones through comedic interpretations of various fictional characters, novels, short stories, plays and poetry. Friendship and family ties are put to the test when romance 'erupts' within the ranks of the players and it is up to Jane to dry the tears, mend the broken hearts and save their Christmas performance from disaster.

The cast features David Arthur Bachrach, Esther David, Karen Eterovich, Talaura Harms, Denise Alessandria Hurd, Judith Jarosz, Christiana L. Kuczma, Vanessa Morosco, Chelsea Jo Pattison, Eyal Sherf and Christopher Michael Todd.

The creative team comprises of David Fuller (sets), Deborah Houston (costumes) and Hajera Dehqanzada (lighting).

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