Missed the Jane Austen birthday celebration that occurred a couple of weeks ago? Don’t worry! The recoding is now available to watch online. It was a such a wonderful conversation to take part and always a pleasure to talk about Jane Austen, something I can do all day! So if you are looking to furtherContinue reading ““What Is It About Jane?” Program Now Online”
Are you looking for something to celebrate the great novelist, Jane Austen’s birthday? Then you don’t want this upcoming event! Join me and illustrious panel of great Janeites as we come together to celebrate Austen’s 247th birthday and talk what is it about this popular novelist that has immense popularity continuing into the 21st century.
Miss the “Open to Persuasion” Mini Conference? If you are looking to do something this weekend, watching (or rewatching for some people) the “Open To Persuasion” Mini Conference is the perfect thing to do! Sarah Rose Kearns, playwright and performer organized this wonderful and insightful panel discussion that not only Austen fans and classic enthusiastsContinue reading ““Persuasion” Conference Recording Now Available!”
Ready to hear me talk more about Jane Austen? Sarah Rose Kearns, playwright and performer is organizing another panel discussion that not only is perfect for Austen fans but is also in aid of benefitting The Holy Theatre’s Persuasion Workshop Fund. Get ready for a weekend of compelling and insightful conversation with fellow Janeites!
Yes, I watched the recent Persuasion adaptation, and sorry, it was not a 10 for me. I am all for remixing classics for modern audiences. For classics to remain timeless, they must evolve and be relatable to modern society. However, that is what this adaptation failed to do. It worked too hard on making Persuasion relatable toContinue reading “Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint”