Jane Eyre opened on Broadway in 2000, making stars out it’s two leads James Barbour and Marla Schaffel. In 54 Sings Jane Eyre those lead roles were taken over by. Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, Rags) as Jane Eyre, Kevin Massey (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) as Edward Rochester.
Mary Stout revisiting her role as Mrs. Fairfax.
Also in the cast were Celia Hottenstein (Desperate Measures)
Dana Costello (Finding Neverland)
Ryan Speakman (Jane Eyre 2017 workshop)
Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
The ensemble including Deirdre Donohue, Asher Dubin, Alexandra Frost, Alex Hartman, Sean Konopka-White, Ethan Larsen, Paris Nesbitt.
Jane Eyre was adapted and directed by Robbie Rozelle (Broadway Records), assistant directed by Yoni Weiss, and musical direction is by Cameron Moncur.
Jane Eyre’s book by John Caird and music and lyrics by Paul Gordon had the show nominated for five Tony Awards including Best Musical.
From Charlotte Brontë masterpiece, Jane Eyre tells the story of an orphaned girl brutalized by her aunt and then sent to an orphan school for girls where she suffers more mistreatment. There she meets a young girl who changes her life forever. When Jane later becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, she meets a mysterious man who holds a dark secret. Love, forgiveness and transformation are the themes in this gothic romance for the ages.
54 Sings Jane Eyre played Feinstein’s/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on February 28, 2018 at 7 and 9:30.