Young Jane Eyre
Play by Marisha Chamberlain
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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