Jane Austen, Completely Zoomed by Treanor Baring - Theatrefolk

Jane Austen, Completely Zoomed

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Jane Austen, Completely Zoomed

by Treanor Baring

A fast-paced, witty modern take on Austen’s six classic masterpieces.

 About 60 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


Virtual Performance

Comedy Classical Adaptation

Jane Austen—Completely Zoomed is a fast-paced, witty modern take on Austen’s six classic masterpieces. Suitable for online presentation, adaptable for in-person performances, this is not your great-great-great-great grandmother’s Jane Austen.

Choose to perform the canon in its entirety for a total of one hour, or select among the novels for shorter or competition-length performances.

Middle and high school players will delight in bringing to life these relatable homework-less romps through Jane Austen’s beloved novels.

Prop List

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
large chair or desk (Narrator), jacket/coat (Henry), bonnet/hat (Mrs. Dashwood), plain shawl/scarf (Elinor), lacy shawl (Marianne), brown or blue coat (Edward), red uniform coat w/brass buttons if possible (Col. Brandon), fancy period tie or cravat (Willoughby), flashy feathery shawl (Lucy)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
large chair or desk (Narrator), handkerchief (Mrs. Bennet), Windsor chair (Mr. Bennet), pretty lace shawl/scarf (Jane), pretty flowered shawl/scarf (Elizabeth), fan (Lydia), jacet possibly with a period cravat (Bingley), dark jacket preferably with a period cravat (Mr. Darcy), drab/ugly shawl/scarf (Charlotte), red coat (Wickham), black coat & priest's collar (Mr. Collins)
MANSFIELD PARK
large chair/desk (Narrator), plain scarf/shawl (Fanny), feather that you can match for the doll (Julia), bright baubly jewelry you can match for the doll (Maria), dark jacket/coat (Edmund), jacket (Tom), fancy tie (Henry), fancy patterned scarf (Mary)
EMMA
large chair/desk (Narrator), fancy scarf/hat (Emma), shawl or lace handkerchief (Harriet), tie or cravat - not fancy (Mr. Knightly), winter scarf/blanket (Mr. Woodhouse), black & white clergy collar (Mr. Elton), fancy jacket or tie (Frank), pretty shawl or simple elegant hat (Jane)
NORTHANGER ABBEY & PERSUASION
large chair/desk & index cards (Narrator), romance novel (Catherine), poetry book (Anne), captain's spyglass made from paper towel/toilet paper cardboard in successive sizes wrapped with black paper or painted and striped with gold or a rolled up chart or map (Capt. Wentworth), flowery/elegant scarf (Lady Russell), lacy gaudy scarf/shawl (Mrs. Allen), priestly collar (Henry), fancy bowtie or cravat (Mr. Elliot), dark jacket/coat (John)

Multimedia

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