“Emma,” from the novel by Jane Austen, comes to WICA

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June 10, 2015

From the novel by Jane Austen and adapted by Michael Bloom, “Emma” comes to WICA starting June 12 and is directed by Matthew Gregory.

“A delightful retelling of a comedy.” – TalkinBroadway.com

Emma Woodhouse is Jane Austen’s most maddening, endearing heroine. Clever and effervescent, young Emma is also a bit too accustomed to having her own way, although only her friend Mr. Knightley seems to notice. Nearly 200 years after its publication, Emma continues to delight, both as a coming-of-age tale and a lively satire of Austen’s elegant and quirky characters. This sparkling adaptation features Regency dance, revelry, and romance that will welcome audiences into Austen’s witty, captivating world.

“Joyful!” – Cleveland Plain Dealer

Emma received its world premiere at Cleveland Play House in 2010.

Cast:
Emma: Nicole Parnell
Harriet: Hannah McConnaughey
Mr. Knightley: David Mayer
Mr. Woodhouse: Kent Junge
Mr. Elton: Zachary Schneider
Mrs. Weston: Kathryn Lynn Morgen
Mr. Weston: Paul Mathews
Frank Churchill: Ethan Berkley
Jane Fairfax: Aleah Stacey
Miss Bates: Kathy Stanley
Mrs. Elton: Christine Chittim
Mr. Martin: Killian Ross
Supernumerary: Loretta Seybert
Supernumerary: Pete Seybert

June 12-27, 2015
Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 / Sunday @ 2:00
Adult $22 / Senior $18 / Youth $15 / Military $18 / Matinee $15

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