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Date Of Birth:
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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
Virginia Stage Company Announces Season 39Virginia Stage Company Announces Season 39
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Virginia Stage is excited to announce what they have in store for their 39th season. The lineup includes an additional production, the return of fan favorite Crowns. The full lineup has through lines of gospel and comedy and includes a Pulitzer Prize winner, two musicals, a new work, and adaptations of three classic works of literature. (more...)

BY JEEVES! Alan Ayckbourn To Direct Revival For Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary YearBY JEEVES! Alan Ayckbourn To Direct Revival For Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES will be the highlight of the Old Laundry Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season 2017, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm.) A rare opportunity to see Alan Ayckbourn's first revival in over 20 years of this jocular musical - from Broadway to Bowness! (more...)

Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces a Sparkling Spring and Early Summer SeasonStephen Joseph Theatre Announces a Sparkling Spring and Early Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

A sparkling spring and early summer season of events has been announced by Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. (more...)

ImprovBoston's WHEEL OF AUSTEN to Spin Every Friday in MarchImprovBoston's WHEEL OF AUSTEN to Spin Every Friday in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Audiences are invited to seek true love with twisted new plots and period costumes as beloved author Jane Austen gets the improv comedy treatment for ImprovBoston's newest weekly show Wheel of Austen spinning every Friday night in March at 10PM. (more...)

Adelaide Writers' Week Adds Two New Authors in Line-Up ChangeAdelaide Writers' Week Adds Two New Authors in Line-Up Change
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

???????Prize-winning novelist Michael Sala and critically acclaimed French-Australian author Catherine de Saint Phalle have been added to the line-up for 2017 Adelaide Writers' Week,  running  Saturday March 4 to Thursday March 9 as part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: Spend Valentine's Day Curled Up with Great Reinterpretations Of Classic Literary Couples!BWW Review: Spend Valentine's Day Curled Up with Great Reinterpretations Of Classic Literary Couples!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 14, 2017

Fall into a great retelling based on some of the most romantic couples in classic literature! (more...)

Romantic Period Piece Comes to Life in the Next StageRomantic Period Piece Comes to Life in the Next Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Sense and Sensibility, a Jon Jory adaptation of Jane Austen's romantic novel, plays in the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis February 10 - 26, 2017. (PLEASE NOTE: Wednesday performances have been added to the normal production run.) In this story, sisters find themselves captivated by two very different men and when a scandalous past and a secret engagement come to light, the sisters must rely on themselves and each other to weather the heartache as they learn what love can be. (more...)

Brelby's BLACKLISTERS Serves Up a Gritty Violence, Hard Language and Great TragedyBrelby's BLACKLISTERS Serves Up a Gritty Violence, Hard Language and Great Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

'Though the question is never asked directly by the characters, the play demands the audience to answer, 'Why is art important?' She continued, 'Utpadel continues, 'And really, why is it? Art isn't always a pretty thing - this play proves it. There is unbelievable violence, hard language, and great tragedy in this play. Luke Gomez, the playwright, paints a world in which hope is far past a dying ember and has instead already faded to ash. No character is truly a good person. Why is showing the ugliness of human nature so important? Why, when the world we live in already has so much darkness?' (more...)

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Bring Jane Austen Romance to Theatre MemphisSENSE AND SENSIBILITY to Bring Jane Austen Romance to Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Sense and Sensibility, a Jon Jory adaptation of Jane Austen's romantic novel, plays in the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis February 10 - 26, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Passion, Music, and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEASTPhoto Flash: Passion, Music, and Delectable Food in A MOVEABLE FEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

In an artistic collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square, a four-course meal will deliciously underscore a signature Book-It theatrical experience. Ernest Hemingway's A Moveable Feast captures what it meant to be young and poor and writing in Paris during the 1920s. (more...)

BWW Review: Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Still Delivers Southern-Fried HilarityBWW Review: Henley's CRIMES OF THE HEART Still Delivers Southern-Fried Hilarity
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jan 26, 2017

Theatre Charlotte's revival of CRIMES OF THE HEART affirms how vividly Beth Henley's deftly differentiated Magrath Sisters stick in a theatergoer's memory. (more...)

DADDY LONG LEGS and More Highlight Winter Park Playhouse's 2017-18 Season of MusicalsDADDY LONG LEGS and More Highlight Winter Park Playhouse's 2017-18 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's only professional musical theatre, announces their 2017-2018 Mainstage Series of musical productions. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Theatre Royal BathBWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Theatre Royal Bath
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jan 18, 2017

Premiering in 2013 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and following a revival in 2016, Simon Reade's production of Jane Austen's beloved novel directed by Deborah Bruce has headed out on a UK tour. (more...)

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe TheatreMatthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague star in Pride And Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, later this month. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Cast Featured in John R. Hamilton Mock TrialOrlando Shakespeare Theater's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Cast Featured in John R. Hamilton Mock Trial
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF will hold its 9th Annual John R. Hamilton Mock Trial on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center. This year characters in William Shakespeare's comedy Love's Labour's Lost will be put on trial. The Margeson Theater will transform into an interactive courtroom as actors from the show improv their way through the trial amidst a panel of celebrity judges. Tickets ($35 - VIP; $25 and $15 - Regular) go on sale Tuesday, January 17, 2017 and may be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at 812 East Rollins Street.   (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

This January at Wilton's even the performers don't know what they are going to be performing! (more...)

BWW News: A Look at the State of the Theatre in DC with Jane Horwitz, Nelson Pressley and Celia WrenBWW News: A Look at the State of the Theatre in DC with Jane Horwitz, Nelson Pressley and Celia Wren
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 9, 2017

For theatre lovers in our area, we always look forward to what our theatre companies have in store for us in their upcoming seasons. We look to see if there are any trends that stand out to us as audience members. We also see growth in many companies with each new season of shows. Anyone that's been following DC theatre for a while will notice how things have changed in the last twenty or thirty years. One of the biggest examples of this would be the clean up and revitalization of 14th Street, which had direct implications for Studio Theatre and Source. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN's Gordon Greenberg to Helm World Premiere of ASSISTED LOVING, Starring Barry Pearl, in AlbanyHOLIDAY INN's Gordon Greenberg to Helm World Premiere of ASSISTED LOVING, Starring Barry Pearl, in Albany
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Dating is hard enough on its own, much less when you have to screen your father's options, too. Bob Morris' hilarious, poignant new play Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad posits a brave new world that tangles filial piety, romance and the internet in bright, unexpected ways. (more...)

Bookworks Albequerque Presents January HighlightsBookworks Albequerque Presents January Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

January brings events to Bookworks that explore transformations, education, social issues like war and charity, and great new literature. (more...)

Casting Announced for Interrobang Theatre's FALLING Chicago PremiereCasting Announced for Interrobang Theatre's FALLING Chicago Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Interrobang Theatre Project concludes its 2016-17 Season, exploring 'Flesh and Blood,' with the Chicago premiere of Deanna Jent's drama FALLING, one family's battle against stigma from society and each other. (more...)

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