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Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date Of Death:
July 18, 1817 (41)
Birth Place:
Steventon, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
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Jane Austen News

Date of Birth: December 16, 1775
Date of Death: July 18, 1817 (41)
Birth Place: Steventon, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Actors' Theatre of Columbus Sets 'Privilege & Power' 2017 SeasonActors' Theatre of Columbus Sets 'Privilege & Power' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

'Privilege & Power,' Actors' Theatre of Columbus' 2017 season, is an exploration of the social dynamics we all live in. The season spans tragedy, farce, and romance through some of the best-loved pieces of literature as well as rarely revived gems. (more...)

BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra EscalanteBWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 23, 2016

Playing Dashwood sister Marianne, Alejandra Escalante gives a delightful, no nonsense interview in 6 Questions & a Plug -- just as you'd expect from SENSE & SENSIBILITY. (more...)

Marchela Wells Releases RISING FROM THE ASHESMarchela Wells Releases RISING FROM THE ASHES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Tragedies in life are often unexpected and impossible to foresee. Finding ways to overcome these tragedies however can seem even more impossible. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Bromley Churchill Theatre, 22 September 2016BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Bromley Churchill Theatre, 22 September 2016
by Gary Naylor - Sep 23, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine production that will delight fans old and new of Jane Austen's immortal tale of unmarried daughters and their suitors. (more...)

ArtWeek Boston 2016 Announces Talkbacks, Forums, Sneak Peeks and MoreArtWeek Boston 2016 Announces Talkbacks, Forums, Sneak Peeks and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

ArtWeek, an award-winning creative festival, will host more than 180 events this season, including many partnering with local theater companies. ArtWeek will run from September 30 - October 9 in more than 50 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Robert Bathurst to Star in KING CHARLES III at Chicago Shakespeare TheaterDOWNTON ABBEY's Robert Bathurst to Star in KING CHARLES III at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of Mike Bartlett's new West End and Broadway sensation King Charles III, directed by Gary Griffin as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Classic StoryBWW Interview: Kate Hamill's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Classic Story
by Vanessa Michaud - Sep 21, 2016

Kate Hamill's fresh adaptation of the Jane Austen classic SENSE AND SENSIBILITY made its DC premiere at the Folger Theatre on September 13th. Director Eric Tucker and Choreographer Alexandra Beller took time out of their busy schedules to answer my questions on the emphasis on movement and choreography on the production and how it brings new life to the beloved Austen novel for audiences of today. (more...)

BWW Review: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Folger TheatreBWW Review: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Folger Theatre
by Heather Nadolny - Sep 21, 2016

Folger Theatre's season opener SENSE AND SENSIBILITY tells the story that Austen fans love, but ultimately suffers from too many comedic and stylistic additions that create a lack of balance within the production. (more...)

Retelling of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE to Play Jermyn Street This ChristmasRetelling of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE to Play Jermyn Street This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Richard Darbourne Ltd, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, presents The Two Bit Classics production of Pride and Prejudice, coming to Jermyn Street Theatre (16b Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6ST) Wednesday 30th November - Wednesday 21st December 2016.  (more...)

New Jersey Rep Presents MAD LOVE by Marisa SmithNew Jersey Rep Presents MAD LOVE by Marisa Smith
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 - New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the new comedy MAD LOVE by Marisa Smith, the Author of 'Saving Kitty'. Sloane Hudson, a wealthy, beautiful recent Ivy League graduate and product of the campus hook-up culture and frat basement pong tournaments, doesn't believe in love or marriage. She does, however, believe in babies and wants one soon so her tummy can bounce back and she can still wear a bikini. The problem is she needs a sperm donor who passes muster. Enter Brandon, who has all the right stats, but the wrong attitude. Brandon, meantime, has enough on his plate living with his brother Doug, who just fell in love with Katerina, the hooker from the Ukraine. Cabbage soup, a rare baseball card and a lizard named Pogo all play a part in this romantic comedy for cynical times. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Hypocrites Presents YOU ON THE MOORS NOWPhoto Flash: The Hypocrites Presents YOU ON THE MOORS NOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016

The Hypocrites is pleased to launch its 2016-17 season with the Chicago premiere of YOU ON THE MOORS NOW, Jaclyn Backhaus's comical mash-up of mythology and 19th century literary heroines, directed by Devon de Mayo. YOU ON THE MOORS NOW will play September 9 - October 30, 2016 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Single tickets and season subscription packages are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com.  The press opening is Sunday, September 18 at 7 pm. (more...)

DUCK FOR PRESIDENT to Play Main Street TheaterDUCK FOR PRESIDENT to Play Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Duck for President, adapted by James E. Grote, based on the book by Doreen Cronin, with music and lyrics by George Howe, will be directed by Robin Robinson with music direction by Debbie Wylie at Main Street Theater, 3400 Main St., Houston, TX 77002 October 2 & 9 (Sundays) at 12:30pm and 3:30pm; and October 15, 22 & 29 (Saturdays) at 11am and 2pm. (more...)

CPCC Theatre Announces Cast of Jane Austen's PRIDE & PREJUDICECPCC Theatre Announces Cast of Jane Austen's PRIDE & PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

CPCC Theatre has announced the cast of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice by Jon Jory. (more...)

Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents DADDY LONG LEGSTheatreworks Silicon Valley Presents DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

 TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with an enchanting musical romance for the holidays Daddy Long Legs. Originally premiered by TheatreWorks in 2010, Daddy Long Legs went on to national productions, making its New York debut last season where it became the first ever Broadway or off-Broadway production to be live-streamed. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maggie McDowell, Erin Weaver and More in Folger Theatre's SENSE & SENSIBILITYPhoto Flash: First Look at Maggie McDowell, Erin Weaver and More in Folger Theatre's SENSE & SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Folger Theatre's 2016/17 season kicks off with an inspired stage adaptation of one of literature's most cherished novels, Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. This all-new production of the critically acclaimed play is adapted by Kate Hamilland directed by the Wall Street Journal's Director of the Year (2014), Eric Tucker, Artistic Director of Bedlam Theater in New York. This DC premiere at the Folger breathes new life into the 200-year old favorite with a whimsical and theatrical staging. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: EDWIN, THE STORY OF EDWIN BOOTH Celebrates Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: EDWIN, THE STORY OF EDWIN BOOTH Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

EDWIN, The Story of Edwin Booth, began Sunday, September 4, for a limited engagement through September 18 at Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th St.). Opening night took place on September 8, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Felicity Jones Receives The IMDb STARmeter Award in TorontoFelicity Jones Receives The IMDb STARmeter Award in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

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Jamie Laverdiere, David Studwell and More to Star in 1776 at the Engeman TheaterJamie Laverdiere, David Studwell and More to Star in 1776 at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for 1776. Performances begin on Thursday, September 22 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, November 6, 2016. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

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GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on TourGENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that three members from the original Broadway Production - Kristen Hahn, Jennifer Smith, and Catherine Walker - will join the cast of the First National Tour. (more...)

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