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”
If you want something to do to close out this saddest day for beloved Janeites, let me put a little pep in your step. If you could not attend the last week’s event, Jane Austen, Dramatized, I have good news! The talk is now available to watch online! Click on the Zoom link below, register andContinue reading “Jane Austen, Dramatized Recording Now Online”
Calling Jane Austen Fans! There is an exciting collaboration and conversation that will meet your palette and entertain you at the same time. Join me as I will be in conversation for a talk titled Jane Austen Dramatized, where I will discussing Jane Austen’s place in the theatrical canon and the many, varied representations ofContinue reading “Exciting Upcoming Conversation Perfect For Janeites!”
Happy birthday to Pride & Prejudice! On this day, 209 years ago, Jane Austen gifted Pride and Prejudice to the world. Readers, including myself, have enjoyed it for many generations. It’s a memorable story; the witty humor and engaging writing inspired retellings, continuations, and so much more. So what better way than to celebrate this great dayContinue reading “Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate”