To think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual liberation. Performer Rebecca Vaughan embodies everywoman Jane – and several other characters – in Dyad Productions’ Jane Eyre: An Autobiography. Charlotte Brontë’s gothic subversion of fairytale romance is now distilled for the stage in an intimate study of love’s realities told through Jane’s eyes. Plays Monday 22 - Sunday 28 May (excluding Friday).
Jane Eyre: An Autobiography is written and directed by Elton Townend Jones.
★★★★★ ‘Hands down the best adaptation of Jane Eyre, in any medium.’ Broadway Baby
★★★★★ ‘Truly extraordinary… one of the most exciting young performers on the British Stage.’ British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ ’A theatrical masterpiece.' Edinburgh Guide
Rebecca Vaughan (International)
Rebecca Vaughan is a writer, actor, producer and director who trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts and studied physical theatre with Sachi Kimura. At the 2017 Sydney WritersÕ Festival, Rebecca will perform the 5 star solo show, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, embodying Jane and several other characters in Bronte's intimate study of the realities of love and the relationship between Eyre and Master Edward Rochester. Her extraordinary one-woman shows have been described as a kind of Ôhistorical ventriloquismÕ. To her credit are: Dalloway, I, Elizabeth, Austen's Women and Female Gothic.