Posts tagged "Jane Austen"

"Northanger Abbey" (Remy Bumppo): The Price is Right!

"Northanger Abbey" (Remy Bumppo):  The Price is Right!
The name Jane Austen is synonymous with romance.  “Sense and Sensibility” and “Emma” are well-known examples of the author’s commitment to describing 18th Century courtship.  Along with her fondness for young women’s marital quests, Austen’s writings also built in a strong social commentary. Her love stories involved surmounting economic class and societal expectations.  And now her legendary... Read more »

EXTENDED Thru July 8th"Pride and Prejudice" (Lifeline Theatre): I Fell Hard for This Show!

EXTENDED Thru July 8th"Pride and Prejudice" (Lifeline Theatre):  I Fell Hard for This Show!
#96.  In the olden days, before internet Kardashians and Brangelinas, people amused themselves speculating about their neighbors.  They would judge the townsfolk’s actions, motives and prospects.  Pre-reality shows, people’s antics were still exploited for the entertainment of the bored.  It was just closer to home. Lifeline Theatre presents an adaptation of Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND... Read more »

Review "Sense and Sensibility": Love by the Book...Austen Style!

   Northlight Theatre presents    Sense and Sensibility    Adapted and Directed by Jon Jory Based on the novel by Jane Austen at North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie (map) through April 27  |  tickets: $40-$45  |  more info Reviewed by Katy Walsh  One sister driven by passions.  One sister steering by intellect. Eighteenth century husband-shopping rips the heart with mind games.  Northlight Theatre presents the... Read more »
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