Taproot Theatre presents Jane Eyre

WHEN: July 9 – August 16 — Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday-Saturday, 8 pm;
Saturday matinees, 2 pm

Dates to note:
Previews: July 9 and 10, 8 pm
Pay What You Can: July 16, 7:30 pm
Opening night: July 11, 8 pm
Tuesday Matinee: July 15, 2 pm (with post-play discussion)
Post-play Discussions: Wednesday nights excluding preview and Tuesday Matinee
No performance on Wednesday, July 23

WHERE: Taproot Theatre Company, 204 North 85th Street, Seattle, WA 98103

TICKETS:
Tickets are available online at www.taproottheatre.org/buy-tickets/ and through
Taproot Theatre’s Box Office by calling 206.781.9707 or visiting the Box Office located at the
front of the theatre. Tickets range from $15-40, depending on the performance. Taproot offers a
$5 senior/student discount off regular priced tickets (excludes previews or specially priced
performances). Tickets for the midweek senior matinee are $20. Discounts are available for
parties of 8 or more through Group Sales; call 206.781.9708. Tickets for the PWYC performance
are available day of show at the Box Office window; contact the box office for details.
BOUT: Against all odds, Jane bravely moves from darkness to the light as she chooses
forgiveness over bitterness, reason over folly, and integrity over compromise. But when she
comes face to face with the biggest test of her courage — that of following a heart awakened —
will she be brave enough to risk everything for love?
AGE RECOMMENDATION: 12 & up

Cast
In order of appearance

Jane Eyre Jessica Spencer
Young Jane/Adele Abi Brittle/Celeste Castaneda-Lopez
John Reed/Lord Ingram/
St. John Rivers Randy Scholz
Mrs. Reed/Lady Ingram Faith Russell
Mr. Brocklehurst/
Richard Mason Mark Tyler Miller
Miss Scatcherd/Miss Dent/
Student Jenny Cross
Marigold/Blanche Ingram/
Maid/Student April Poland
Helen Burns/Louisa/
Bertha Mason Melissa Maricich
Mrs. Fairfax Pam Nolte
Robert/Vicar Simon Pringle
Grace Poole/Mary/Student Asha Stichter
Edward Fairfax Rochester Art Anderson

Production

Director Karen Lund
Set/Sound Designer Mark Lund
Costume Designer Sarah Burch Gordon
Lighting Designer Andrew Duff
Music Designer Edd Key
Stage Manager Claire Branch
Dramaturg Sonja Lowe
Dialect Coach Benjamin Wippel

ABOUT TAPROOT THEATRE COMPANY
Taproot Theatre Company is a professional, non‐profit theatre company with a multi‐faceted
production program. Founded in 1976, Taproot Theatre serves the Pacific Northwest with Jewell
Mainstage Productions, Isaac Studio Theatre Productions, Touring Productions and the Acting
Studio. Taproot Theatre Company creates theatre experiences to brighten the spirit, engage the
mind and deepen the understanding of the world around us while inspiring imagination, onversation and hope. Taproot Theatre Company is a member of Theatre Communications
Group (TCG), Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) and Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Association
(PNA).

Support for Taproot Theatre’s 2014 Jewell Mainstage Season is generously provided by
4Culture, ArtsFund, The Seattle Foundation, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

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