Young Jane Eyre

Young Jane Eyre

The World Premiere of Young Jane Eyre, Children's Theater Company, Minneapolis MN (1988)
The World Premiere of Young Jane Eyre, Children’s Theater Company, Minneapolis MN (1988)

Play by Marisha Chamberlain
Script and performance rights available from Playscripts, Inc.

In this adaptation of the first nine chapters of Charlotte Bronte’s masterpiece, 10-year-old Jane Eyre is driven from Gateshead Manor, where she lives as a despised poor relation, to a harshly disciplined boarding school where she nevertheless makes true friends, faces her past, and prepares herself for an independent future as a governess.

“Marisha Chamberlain’s script remains close enough to the novel to retain the story’s captivating strength. … Those unfamiliar with Bronte’s story will have no trouble following the plot, and Jane Eyre’s stalwart devotees, of which there are understandably many, will never feel cheated.” Minnesota Daily