Date: Thursday 18th May 2017
St Austell Players
Jane Austen's - 'Emma'
Sandra Fenichel Asher
“Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans."
Jane Austen never wrote those words, but she proves them conclusively in Emma, her comic masterpiece.
In this lively and faithful adaptation, she steps on stage herself to shepherd her delightful characters through the pitfalls and surprises that await them. Emma Woodhouse who is "clever, handsome and rich" attempts to marry off her trusting young friend Harriet to all the wrong people, and she nearly misses out on true love herself.
Set in Regency Surrey, a county "full of beauties" and peopled with unforgettable comic characters, Emma stands out as one of the great beauties of the English language.
Doors & Licensed Bar from 7.30pm. Play starts at 8.00pm
Tickets in advance :
Adults : £10.00
Under17s : £8.00
Performance under licence from The Dramatic Publishing Company
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St Austell Players
Founded in 1945, the St. Austell Players are based at St Austell Community Centre,Truro Road, St Austell. Previously known as 'The Arts Centre', this has been the venue for over 1,500 performances of nearly 300 Players' productions. There are usually four play productions each year, in March, May/June, August and November.
A single four-night run - Wed. to Sat. - is usual. During the winter months there are also Saturday matinees. The August play runs for 8 nights over 2 weeks, Wed. to Sat.. The Summer Plays are chosen with the idea of attracting as many holiday visitors as possible, in addition to our loyal local audience.
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