Young Jane Eyre

Young Jane Eyre
adapted by Marisha Chamberlain

Productions (5)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 30 f, 4 m (28-40 actors possible: 24-36 f, exactly 4 m)
  • Set: England, circa 1830: various locales at Gateshead Manor and Lowood Boarding School for Girls

Young Jane Eyre
adapted by Marisha Chamberlain

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Productions (5)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 30 f, 4 m (28-40 actors possible: 24-36 f, exactly 4 m)
  • Set: England, circa 1830: various locales at Gateshead Manor and Lowood Boarding School for Girls

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.

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Performance Fee $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

Play Details

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.

  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 30 f, 4 m (28-40 actors possible: 24-36 f, exactly 4 m)
  • Set: England, circa 1830: various locales at Gateshead Manor and Lowood Boarding School for Girls

Published Reviews

"Marisha Chamberlain's script remains close enough to the novel to retain the story's captivating strength, but the play isn't so wordy that it might lose a ten-year-old's attention. Chamberlain manages to slip in Jane's complicated family history without weighty expositions... 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."

Judith Lewis, Minnesota Daily

"Adaptor Marisha Chamberlain has deftly scripted the first nine chapters of the 1847 romantic masterpiece, taking 10-year-old Jane from the gloom of Gateshead Manor, where she is a despised "poor relation," to the gloomier confines of Lowood School for Girls, where life is as harsh and as rigidly disciplined as a Siberian prison."

David Hawley, St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch

Production History

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Production Group
Location
JAN 26, 2018 - FEB 18, 2018
Anchorage Community THeatre
Anchorage, AK United States
Anchorage Community THeatre Anchorage, AK United States
OCT 14, 2010 - OCT 16, 2010
Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
Raleigh, NC United States
Ligon GT Magnet Middle School Raleigh, NC United States
MAR 27, 2009 - MAR 28, 2009
Manchester Middle
Richmond, VA United States
Manchester Middle Richmond, VA United States
APR 23, 2004 - MAY 01, 2004
Notre Dame Academy
Los Angeles, CA United States
Notre Dame Academy Los Angeles, CA United States
JAN 01, 1988 - DEC 31, 1988
The Children's Theatre Company
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company Minneapolis, MN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
JAN 26, 2018 - FEB 18, 2018
Anchorage Community THeatre
Anchorage, AK United States
Anchorage Community THeatre Anchorage, AK United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
JAN 01, 1988 - DEC 31, 1988
The Children's Theatre Company
Minneapolis, MN United States
The Children's Theatre Company Minneapolis, MN United States