Austen the Musical


Explores Jane's struggle to have her work published in a male dominated environment, her failed romances and her vow to reject a woman's conventional lifestyle in Georgian England.
Austen the Musical at The Bread & Roses Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: The Bread & Roses Theatre
Started: Tuesday 16 January 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 January 2018
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: Not available
10+

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Background


This fresh, new, musical production has played the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jane Austen Festival, York New Musical Festival, and a small tour - all to sell-out crowds.


On UK Tour.


Award-winning playwright and BBC Radio 2 Golden Oldie Nominee, Rob Winlow presents the full version of this new musical adaptation of the life of Jane Austen.



Synopsis


"Vivid imagination was your creative art.


Were you truly in love?


Or just romantic heart?"


Austen the Musical explores Jane's struggle to have her work published in a male dominated environment, her failed romances and her vow to reject a woman's conventional lifestyle in Georgian England.


It is the story of Jane Austen's transition from a country parson's daughter to one of the most widely read writers in English Literature.


Austen The Musical is full of stunning songs with moments of joy, despair and heart-wrenching sadness.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
68 Clapham Manor St
Clapham
London SW4 6DZ

Box office tel: 020 7498 1779

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 16 January 2018

Closes:Saturday 20 January 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Concessions:
£10

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Cast


Edith Kirkwood - Jane Austen

Thomas Hewitt - The suitors


Jane's parents:

Jenni Lea-Jones

Adam Grayson


Creatives


Author: Rob Winlow
Composer: Rob Winlow
Lyricist: Rob Winlow
Director: Timothy Trimingham Lee
Musical direction: Arlene McNaught
Dramaturg: Bernie C. Byrnes
Production: Daniel Taylor-Brown & Justin Eade

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