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After Mrs. Rochester

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Description for After Mrs. Rochester Paperback. Jean Rhys was obsessed with Jane Eyre - and more particularly with Bertha Mason, the first Mrs Rochester and the "madwoman in the attic". Placing Bertha on stage throughout as Jean's alter ego, this dramatization of Rhys' life gives full vent to this obsession. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 205 x 144 x 5. Weight in Grams: 112.
The hit show from Shared Experience Theatre Company based on the tortured and passionate life of Jean Rhys and her most famous book, Wide Sargasso Sea, the prequel to Jane Eyre. In Wide Sargasso Sea – 'one of the works of genius of the 20th century' The Times – Jean Rhys first gave voice to Bertha Mason, Mr Rochester’s first wife in Jane Eyre. Polly Teale's play is a dramatisation of Rhys’ life, placing Bertha on stage throughout as Jean’s alter ego, and giving full vent to her obsession with the 'mad woman in ... Read more

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About Polly Teale
Polly Teale is Artistic Director of Shared Experience. Her plays include Mermaid (based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen), Mine, Speechless, After Mrs Rochester (winner of Time Out and Evening Standard Awards), Brontë, and an acclaimed adaptation of Jane Eyre.

Reviews for After Mrs. Rochester
'A revelation, a rare feat of theatrical imagining'
Evening Standard
'True dramatic dynamism – breathes new life into both subject and form'
'Has the imaginative fluency and depth of feeling that audiences have come to expect from Shared Experience at its best – a major success'
Sunday Telegraph
'Stunning... total theatre'
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