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Performance

Jane Eyre

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cassandra Trenary and James Whiteside in Jane Eyre. Photo: Gene Schiavone.

Jane Eyre


Choreography by Cathy Marston
Staged by Daniel de Andrade and Jenny Tattersall
Music by Philip Feeney
Musical Excerpts from Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Felix Mendelssohn and Franz Schubert
Scenery and Costumes by Patrick Kinmonth
Lighting by Brad Fields


Running Time: 128 minutes

“A textbook example of dance storytelling that honours its source.” (Financial Times) Marston’s Jane Eyre challenges the idea of a classic ballet heroine. After a difficult upbringing, Jane becomes the governess for the mysterious Mr. Rochester, discovering the struggles of society’s expectations. A literary classic brought to life by Cathy Marston’s stirring choreography and an enthralling Victorian design,Jane Eyre shows that love can conquer any obstacle.