Anne Elliot was young, in love, and engaged to the dashing but poor naval officer, Commander Wentworth, until her ambitious family tore them apart. Years later, the tables have turned and a chance encounter could lead Anne towards the true love she has yearned for, or a life forever alone.
Adapted from Jane Austen’s final novel, Persuasion will be brought to new life by a diverse company of actor musicians, in a stylish, contemporary production which examines the timeless nature of love.
Original story by Jane Austen
Adapted for the stage by Stephanie Dale
Directed by Kate McGregor
Music and Lyrics by Maria Haïk Escudero