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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
Primary Stages Announces Complete Casting for First Two Shows of 2017-18 SeasonPrimary Stages Announces Complete Casting for First Two Shows of 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) is proud to announce complete casting today for the first two productions of their 2017/18 season. (more...)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Opens Thursday at Lee StreetPRIDE AND PREJUDICE Opens Thursday at Lee Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The cast and crew can hardly contain their excitement as the world of Jane Austen is coming to life this Thursday at Lee Street theatre!  (more...)

BWW Review: Taproot's Sweet PERSUASION Brims with PotentialBWW Review: Taproot's Sweet PERSUASION Brims with Potential
by Jay Irwin - Jul 15, 2017

There are certain things that spring to mind when thinking of a Jane Austen story. Blistering on again, off again romances. Sweeping emotions. And of course, Colin Firth emerging from a lake. Well the new musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Persuasion", currently playing at Taproot Theatre, may not have Colin Firth but the romances and emotions are there in spades. (more...)

Main Street Theater Announces 42nd SeasonMain Street Theater Announces 42nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Main Street Theater's (MST) 2017 - 2018 Season will offer plays that embody alternate takes on moments in history, in literature, and in the way people view the world.  With 5 regional premieres on the MainStage and 7 plays based on children's books at the Theater for Youth, MST's 42nd season opens in September 2017 and runs through June 2018. (more...)

A Drama with Infinite Possibilities: TheatreWorks presents CONSTELLATIONSA Drama with Infinite Possibilities: TheatreWorks presents CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the regional premiere of the London and Broadway hit, Constellations. This unconventional drama explores the infinite possibilities of "boy meets girl" with intelligence, heart, and humor as it follows a charming beekeeper and a Cambridge cosmologist, nerds in love for better and for worse, and the ever-changing mystery of "what ifs." (more...)

All-Male, Late-Night BEAUTY & THE BEAST Adds Performance DatesAll-Male, Late-Night BEAUTY & THE BEAST Adds Performance Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Pride Month 2017 continues at Santa Monica Playhouse with the extension of the All-Male Late-Night Date-Night production of the acclaimed musical comedy, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a charmingly original adaptation of that most gloriously romantic love story retold with an inclusive twist, playing Fridays and Saturday at 9:30 pm through July 29th (more...)

Summer Issue of Kelsey Review Available OnlineSummer Issue of Kelsey Review Available Online
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Kelsey Review, Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) online literary journal has just posted its Summer 2017 issue. The latest issue features poetry and prose from contributors who live or work in Mercer County and is the final issue of the academic year. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rachel ParrisEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rachel Parris
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

BWW speaks to Rachel Parris about her show Keynote ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Actor's Theatre of Columbus' PRIDE & PREJUDICEPhoto Coverage: First Look at Actor's Theatre of Columbus' PRIDE & PREJUDICE
by Jerri Shafer - Jun 24, 2017

Jane Austen's enduring novel of romance, class, and society comes to stage in the popular Jon Jory (Actors' Theatre of Louisville) adaptation. The play is a delightful take on the novel, complete with all of the wit, love, and charm of the original. Performances are June 22 thru July 16, 2017. Thursdays through Sundays @ 8pm. Schiller Park (German Village), Amphitheatre Stage, Columbus, Ohio. For information on donations and seat reservations, visit http://theactorstheatre.org (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETYPhoto Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017
by - Jun 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2017
by - Jun 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Announces Season 2017-2018: GenerationsTown Hall Theatre Announces Season 2017-2018: Generations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is excited to announce four dynamic plays in the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season: Generations. Town Hall's Season opens with the musical The Song of the Nightingale by local playwright/composer Min Kahng; continues with the local premiere of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, followed by Alan Ayckbourn's dark comedy Woman in Mind; and closes with Kate Hamill's sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. Subscription package sales are now available. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2017
by - Jun 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Comedian Sara Pascoe Adapts PRIDE AND PREJUDICE for Nottingham PlayhouseComedian Sara Pascoe Adapts PRIDE AND PREJUDICE for Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In a brand new comic adaptation by stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe, with an original score from Emmy the Great and directed by Susannah Tresilian (Director of Posh at Nottingham Playhouse in 2015), prepare yourself for a playful, truthful and occasionally disrespectful take on this brilliant novel. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonTheresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

Lisa O'Hare, Kara Lindsay, Ryan Silverman and More to Lead Lab of New 'Pride & Prejudice' MusicalLisa O'Hare, Kara Lindsay, Ryan Silverman and More to Lead Lab of New 'Pride & Prejudice' Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

AUSTEN'S PRIDE, A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice springs to life when the author re-imagines the world of her novel. As the love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy unfolds, Jane Austen learns to see both the story and herself in a new light. (more...)

Spanish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET & More Set for Theater on the Lake's 65th SeasonSpanish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET & More Set for Theater on the Lake's 65th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Chicago Park District today announced the five genre-defying productions comprising the 65th season of Theater on the Lake, the Chicago Park District summer theater festival. (more...)

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