Austen the Musical

3 star rating

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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 Mirth, Marvel and Maud Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Mirth, Marvel and Maud
Started: Monday 22 January 2018
Closed: Wednesday 24 January 2018
Running time:1 hr 40 mins
Age suitability: 8+

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.


Trailer



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Theatre


Name:
Mirth, Marvel and Maud


Postal address:
186 Hoe Street
Walthamstow
London E17 4QH

Box office tel: -

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 22 January 2018

Closes:Wednesday 24 January 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
-

Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:
£16

Concessions:
£14

Cast


Edith Kirkwood - Jane Austen

Thomas Hewitt - Jane's suitors

Jenni Lea-Jones - Mrs Austen

Adam Grayson - Mr Austen


Creatives


Author: Rob Winlow
Composer: Rob Winlow
Lyricist: Rob Winlow
Director: Timothy Trimingham Lee
Musical direction: Arlene McNaught
Dramaturg: Bernie C. Byrnes

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