Join Playhouse Merced for this exceptionally beautiful musical based on the classic novel. Running April 27 - May 13, with tickets available at the Playhouse Merced Box Office, (209)725-8587, or at playhousemerced.com.
Charlotte Brontë's great love story comes to life with music to lift your heart and set your spirit soaring. This beloved tale of secrets and the lies that secrets create, of unimaginable hope and unspoken passion, reminds us what it is to fall deeply, truly and completely in love. Nominated for five Tony Awards, Jane Eyre explores religion, sexuality and protofeminism, all while enchanting audiences with a timeless love story.
Jane's story begins in Gateshead, where she is in the unfortunate care of her cruel Aunt Sarah and cousin, John, as per her uncle's dying wish. The miserable young orphan is finally rescued when she is sent away to attend Lowood School for Girls. After six years, Jane leaves Lowood and is shortly after hired as a governess at Thornfield Hall. Here, she meets Mr. Edward Rochester, thus beginning her passionate and heart-wrenching journey of love, loss and the struggles of morality. This extraordinary musical adaptation deftly intermingles passion, love, and beautiful music into a must-see theatrical event.
Book by John Caird, Music by Paul Gordon, Lyrics by Paul Gordon and John Caird,
Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte
Rated T for Teen and Above