JANE EYRE Begins Performances at Milwaukee Rep 4/25 - 5/21

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the critically acclaimed adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic storyJane Eyre in the Quadracci Powerhouse beginning April 25 through May 21. Directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), Jane Eyre is a passionate romance meets thrilling psychological drama performed by ten actors playing more than 20 roles. The production combines Victorian-era costumes with inventive staging to bring new creativity and vitality to the classic story, considered one of the most widely read novels in the English language.

Jane Eyre cast features Margaret Ivey (Epic Theatre Ensemble's Measure for Measure), Rin Allen (New York Classical Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac), Michael Sharon (New York City Opera's The Fantasticks), Andy Paterson (Peter and the Starcatcher), Christine Toy Johnson(Broadway's The Music Man), Tina Stafford (Paper Mill Playhouse's Cinderella), Rebecca Hirota (Manhattan Theatre Club's Vietgone),Damian Baldet (Broadway's Machinal), Jesse Bhamrah (Rep EPR), and Tanner Medding (Rep EPR).

Jane Eyre is adapted by Polly Teale (Tricycle Theatre's The Clearing), directed by KJ Sanchez (Harvey, The Diary of Anne Frank), with set design by Kris Stone (Milwaukee Shakespeare Theatre's Julius Caesar), costume design by Rachel Healy (Seafarer, The Cherry Orchard), lighting design by Brian Lilienthal (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom), and sound and composition design by Jane Shaw (Hartford Stage's Hamlet).

Jane Eyre begins performances April 25 and runs through May 21 in the Quadracci Powerhouse. Opening night is set for Friday, April 28 at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by phone at 414-224-9490 or in person at the Ticket Office (108 E. Wells Street).

Jane Eyre is proudly presented by Associated Bank. Jane Eyre is a co-production with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. The Rep is sponsored in part by The United Performing Arts Fund.

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