Acacia Theatre Company presents: Jane AustenÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Persuasion
This sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel, âPersuasion,â is a classic story of enduring love. The play is adapted from Austen's novel by Jennifer Le Blanc and directed by Tim Rebers. Performances are July 11-July 20, 2014.
When the financially endangered Elliott family is reduced to renting part of their estate, daughter Anne is astonished to learn the new tenant is the sister of Frederick Wentworth, whose proposal she was persuaded to reject by a mentor. Then he was a sailor of poor social standing; now he is a rich and eligible officer. Can their love be redeemed?
All performances will be given in Concordia University Wisconsinâs Todd Wehr Auditorium, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive in Mequon, Wis.
Performances: Fri., July 11, 8pm; Sat., July 12, 8pm; Sun., July 13, 3pm; Thurs., July 17, 8pm; Fri., July 18, 8pm; Sat., July 19, 4pm and 8pm; and Sun.. July 20, 3pm.