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!”
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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”