Jane Eyre delights audiences
Jane Eyre: The Musical marked yet another successful collaboration between Quick As A Wink Theatre and King’s-Edgehill School. The actors performed five shows, June 1-3 and June 8-9, of the beloved Victoria-era classic. The main cast featured the talents of: Ray Baltzer (Robert), Kerri Beazley (Ensemble), James Bentley (Tedo Ingram, St. John Rivers), Sherry Bishop (Mrs. Fairfax), Rachel Bobbitt (Young Jane), Joanna Bond (Adele), Thomas Burton (John Reed, Richard Mason), Micaela Comeau (Amy Eshton), Susan Duke (Mrs. Reed, Lady Ingram), Peter Gibson (Brocklehurst, Colonel Dent, Vicar), Michael Gnemmi (Ensemble), Phillip Gnemmi (Mr. Eshton), Clara Hodder (Ensemble), Elsa Hodder (Blanche Ingram), Joanna Hudgins (Ensemble), Nikki Lannan (Jane Eyre), Emily MacMillan (Helen Burns, Louisa Eshton), Janis McCulloch (Grace Poole, Mary Ingram), Meggie McKay (Miss Scatcherd, Bertha Mason), Teresa Spence (Mrs. Dent), and Alan Slipp (Edward Fairfax Rochester). The girls’ chorus consisted of Anna Wolfs, Cassie Horne, Emma Belliveau, Emma Dufour, Erin Smith, Gaby Strickey, Jami Horne, Julia Strickey, Juliette Lennox, Layla Green, Olivia Lee, Rayannah Hwang, Sarah Lynch, Sophia Laffin, Chloe Symons, and Molly Symons. Jeff Smith directed the band, which consisted of Debbie Chao (piano), Sid Chou and Kelsey VanBlarcom (percussion), Christy Hodder and Toven MacLean (violin), Jean Chen and Ariki Nakamura (keyboards), Leah Grandy (cello), Nicole Barrett (flute), Caitlin Corkum (clarinet), Rachel Huntington (horn) and Natalie Kendrick (trumpet).
Published on June 24, 2012Young Jane was played by Rachel Bobbitt, a Valley girl who has now starred in two Quick As A Wink Theatre productions.