Tag archives: Jane Austen

Enamored by Emma
By Richard Mineards   |   February 13, 2020

More than 200 years after her death in 1817, Regency writer Jane Austen is as popular as ever. A new film version of her novel Emma, directed by Autumn de Wilde and starring Bill Nighy, Josh O’Connor and Rupert Graves, is being released later this month, and Masterpiece Theatre on PBS is running Sanditon, based […]

Jane Austen’s Emma at ETC
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

Ensemble Theatre Company’s area debut of a musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma – which will run at ETC’s New Vic Theater on the same February performance dates at Never Not Once at the Rubicon (see above) – also has another close tie-in with the Ventura company. The musical version of the romantic comedy features […]

Lunch & Learn
By Lynda Millner   |   May 16, 2019

Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc were the subject of discussion at the Montecito Bank & Trust Lunch & Learn MClub event with author Victoria Shorr. She has a book called, Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning. She calls it creative non-fiction. One of the blurbs reads, “I finished Victoria’s book […]