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CLASSIC NOVEL ON THE STAGE

BY ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY CHARLOTTE BRONTË
DIRECTED BY ELEANOR HOLDRIDGE

HUBBARD THEATRE

Adapted by Elizabeth Williamson from the beloved classic novel by Charlotte Brontë, this play follows the heroine who struggles for freedom and fulfillment on her own terms. She survives a childhood as an orphan and confronts poverty, injustice, and the discovery of a bitter betrayal, before she makes the ultimate decision to follow her heart.



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RUN TIME

Jane Eyre is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long, including one intermission.

POST-SHOW ALLEY CHATS

Join us for post-show Alley Chats with the cast and Alley Theatre Artistic Staff on:

Thursday, April 18, 7:30 PM
Thursday, May 2, 7:30 PM

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ACTOUT

Thursday, April 25
Join the hottest LGBTQ+ theatre event in town

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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 7:30 PM
Best Seats: Section 2, Rows I-O, Seats 201-210

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CONTENT ADVISORY

Jane Eyre, based on the renowned literary classic, contains reference to suicide and brief descriptions of violence. Theatrical fog, haze, and strobe lights are featured in this production. To learn more about the content of this show, please visit our content advisory page.

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FURTHER READING

Want to learn more about what goes into this Alley Theatre production? Check out The Back Alley, Alley Theatre’s blog!

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WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Before you attend the performance, the program provides cast bios, sponsor backgrounds, and further reading.

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STUDENT MATINEE

Exclusive 10:00 AM performance and Talkback:

Wednesday, May 1

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PRE-SHOW ALLEY CHAT

Join us for a pre-show Alley Chat and get a behind-the-scenes look at the design process:

Sunday, April 14, 2:00 PM

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CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE

Sunday, April 21, 2:00 PM

Assisted Listening Devices are also available at every performance.
To best see the captioning screen, we recommend the following seats:
Section 4, Rows L-O

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Creative Team

John Coyne

SCENIC DESIGN

Valérie Thérèse Bart

COSTUME DESIGN

Alberto Segarra

LIGHTING DESIGN

Melanie Chen Cole

SOUND DESIGN

Carolyn Johnson

DIALECT COACH

Adam Noble

FIGHT DIRECTOR & INTIMACY SPECIALIST

Tenley Pitonzo

STAGE MANAGER

Kaylee Sarton Mccray

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER


The Cast

Chris Hutchison

Edward Fairfax Rochester

Susan Koozin

Mrs. Fairfax/ Lady Ingram/ Mrs. Reed/ Bertha

Joy Yvonne Jones

Leah/ Blanche Ingram/ Diana Rivers

Ana Miramontes

Adèle/ Young Jane

Melissa Molano

Jane Eyre

Melissa Pritchett

Grace Poole/ Mary Ingram/ Bessie

Gabriel Regojo

Mr. Mason/ John Reed/ St John Rivers/ Servant

Todd Waite

John/ Colonel Dent/ Mr. Carter/ Mr. Wood


The Back Alley Blog

Finding Herself: Why Jane Eyre is More Than Just a Love Story

by Bradley Michalakis, Head of Dramaturgy Jane Eyre is widely recognized as one of the greatest romance novels ever written. Since the time of its publication it has entered mainstream media, quickly becoming one of the most frequently adapted novels of all time. In the vast majority of adaptations, the emphasis is placed on the fraught… Continue reading

A CELEBRATION OF ADAPTATION: A RETROSPECTIVE OF LITERARY CLASSICS ON STAGE

Alley Theatre is no stranger to breathing new life into classic literature. From the heartwarming A Christmas Carol to the chilling whodunit of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, the Alley has a rich history of transforming beloved stories from the page to the stage. Our latest production, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, exemplifies this love. But why revisit… Continue reading

Stepping Through Time: Exploring the World of Memory Plays

Theatre offers a window into another world, allowing the audience to act as witnesses to otherwise inaccessible stories. But some plays welcome us not just as passive viewers, but as participants in the subjective experience of a particular character. This unique genre of theatre is known as the memory play. The term is attributed to the… Continue reading

Charlotte Brontë: The Woman Behind Jane Eyre

In the enchanting world of literature, few works are as profound as Charlotte Brontë’s classic, Jane Eyre. While the novel’s narrative brilliance and compelling characters have captivated readers for generations, a closer look at Brontë’s personal life will reveal how her own experiences impacted Jane’s story. Born in 1816, Charlotte Brontë was the third of six… Continue reading