The cast of Jane Eyre! Back row, left to right: Connie Corrick, Christian Quinto, Tatum Poirrier, Chelsea LeValley, Louis Hobson, Anasofia Gallegos, Aaron Norman. Front row, left to right: Mikko Juan, Ashley Koon, and Zoe Foster.
NOV 15 – DEC 23 2018
Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Book and additional lyrics by John Caird
Directed by Mathew Wright
Adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë
Nominated for 5 Tony awards, including Best Musical
New 10-person Chamber version
When a spirited young orphan finds an unexpected home with a wealthy family, she also – against all odds and expectations – finds love. But strange voices from the attic and dark secrets from the past spark flames of fate that could consume them all. With sweeping music in a new chamber version of the celebrated musical, Charlotte Brontë’s classic love story soars to life and introduces this trailblazing heroine to a new generation.
The perfect holiday escape!
*Note: this performance features the use of water-based haze.
“This fairytale of love and suspense, a sweeping story with universal and timeless themes that don’t need ever-more-impressive special effects to catch attention, grips from the start.” The Toronto Star
“…blessed with a luxuriant score, haunting and memorable music, and crisp, intelligent lyrics which speak from the very heart of this tragic and romantic story.” Talkin’ Broadway
ArtsWest’s 2018-19 Season, BEYOND IDEAS, features four Seattle premieres, work by Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights, and a world premiere musical:
- Jane Eyre by Paul Gordon and John Caird (Nov 15 – Dec 23, 2018)
- M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang (Jan 24 – Feb 17, 2019)
- John by Annie Baker (Mar 14 – April 7, 2019)
- Office Hour by Julia Cho (May 2 – May 26, 2019)
- The Last World Octopus Wrestling Champion by Justin Heurtas (Jun 20 – Jul 28, 2019)
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From the Blog
November 9th, 2018
We sat down with Louis Hobson, Rochester in the upcoming production of Jane Eyre, to discuss his role and what makes this story – and this musical – unique. Louis has been a fixture on Seattle stages for years, and originated the role of Doctor in the Pulitzer Prize-winning production of Next to Normal. Jane…