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 Writers’ Festival, Rebecca will perform the five-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 ‘historical ventriloquism’. To her credit are: Dalloway, I, Elizabeth, Austen's Women and Female Gothic.