PersuasionJane Austen's Persuasion

Adapted By Jennifer Le Blanc

Directed by Kenneth Kelleher

April 3-April 28, 2013


Approximate running time 2 hours 30 minutes

with one 15-minute intermission

Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm,
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and
Sundays at 2:00 pm


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San Jose Stage Company presents the world premiere of Jane Austen's Persuasion. Razor sharp and laced with irony and wit, The Stage's intimate venue is the perfect environment to revel in Austen's passionate characters, who must negotiate a complex code of conduct to survive and ultimately achieve their ends. Persuasion, adapted by Jennifer Le Blanc, marks the twelfth world premiere to be produced by The Stage. Filled with humor, satire and romance, Austen's last novel and masterpiece deeply reflects her talent for observation of human nature and heart-stopping emotion. Don't miss this exclusive engagement.


The Actors

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