Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s iconic gothic tale, boldly adapted for the stage by critically-acclaimed shake & stir theatre co.

Event Details

Following a childhood spent suffering at the hands of her cruel Aunt, Jane finds employment at Thornfield Hall – the impressive yet mysterious home of Edward Rochester. As Jane and Rochester become inexplicably drawn to each other, the dark secrets locked within the walls of Thornfield start to unravel forcing Jane on a heart-wrenching journey toward truth and freedom. This stunning new production, featuring original music by multi ARIA Award winner Sarah McLeod, will set a fire blazing in your soul.

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Date/Time

7pm, Wednesday 26 October

Tickets

Adult: $45
Concession: $42
Student: $31
GECC Loyalty: $39 (2 tickets only- to access please purchase Loyalty Membership first)
Family: (2A+2C) $30pp
Group 4+: $34pp
Group 6+: $30pp

Jane Eyre contains adult themes, simulated violence and supernatural elements and will feature strobe, loud music and fire/smoke/haze effects.

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FOR TEACHERS

GRADES
9 – 12

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

  • Gothic Theatre
  • Transformation of a classic text
  • Novel Study / Text Analysis
  • Magical Realism
  • Ensemble Theatre
  • Contemporary Theatre
  • Convergent Forms

ENGLISH SUBJECT CONNECTIONS
shake & stir theatre co’s adaptations are punchy, impressive and aim to push boundaries for students. This brand new stage adaptation of JANE EYRE will deepen students’ understanding of the novel or provide an example of contemporary theatre with no prior knowledge necessary. Students can compare and contrast the text and play, exploring the themes and issues presented for a new, modern audience.

DRAMA SUBJECT CONNECTIONS
An ideal example of Gothic Theatre for your students. Through shake & stir’s unique approach to storytelling your students will witness a performance of Gothic Theatre, Ensemble Theatre and Magical Realism helping to deepen their understanding and providing an excellent example of how a text can be transformed for the stage. With live music, striking set design, lighting and sound design and clever manipulation of stage craft, this production promises to engage and inspire your students.

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