When young Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy cousins, she quickly grows from a timid child into a clever, witty young woman with a fine moral compass.
When young Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy cousins, she quickly grows from a timid child into a clever, witty young woman with a fine moral compass. At Mansfield Park, Fanny meets the frivolous Crawfords. They introduce her to a world of reckless flirtation, unrequited love, and decadence.
As their antics escalate, Fanny is led further astray until her uncle’s departure to visit his plantation in Antigua. Forced to confront the source of her family’s wealth and its true cost, Fanny must ask some difficult questions. Where does she belong? Will she ever find love? And what does it take to be the heroine of your own life?
In collaboration with Two Gents Productions, The Watermill brings this rousing take on Jane Austen’s well-known romance on tour, revealing a different perspective on a classic story.
The Watermill Theatre and Two Gents Co-Production Adapted by Tonderai Munyevu and Arne Pohlmeier From the novel by Jane Austen
Details: Date: Mon 12 June Time: 7pm (running time approx 2hrs 10 minutes plus 20 minute interval) Location: This event starts from Jane Austen’s House in Chawton. Find us
Tickets: £15 for adults, £12.50 for 10 to 26 year olds **Please note this event is now fully booked. Please check our other upcoming events!
The garden will be open from 6pm. Please feel free to bring a picnic to enjoy in our beautiful gardens before the performance starts!
☔ The performance will take place outdoors, and will go ahead despite adverse weather if at all possible. It will only be cancelled in the event of very severe rain. Please wear suitable clothing for the weather – jumpers, raincoats and waterproof picnic rugs are all advisable!
🌿 The performance will take place on the lawn at Jane Austen’s House. Seating will not be provided. Please bring a picnic rug or folding chairs to sit on.
Please note, this event ticket does not include access to Jane Austen’s House. The House will be closed during the performance. If you wish to visit the House earlier in the day, we are running a Mansfield Park House Tour at 4.30pm.
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