La Mama

Jane Eyre

A stark, beautiful and rich re-imagining of Charlotte Bronte’s tale of love, life and independence.

Performing Arts Guide

Event Details


Performing Arts Guide

Event Starts

Jul 7, 2022

Event Ends

Jul 17, 2022


La Mama Courthouse


349 Drummond Street, Carlton VIC, Australia

From award-winning Skin of our Teeth Productions who brought you My Brilliant Career, comes this beautiful and haunting adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s classic tale – love, loyalty and independence – ‘I am no bird and no net ensnares me’. This sumptuous theatrical feast will leave you spell bound. We follow Jane’s journey from orphan to governess – a journey of fierceness, honestly and truth. Eight actors play over 50 characters in this joyous, thoughtful love letter to life and all its triumphs and frailties. Join us for this theatrical celebration of the human spirit.

Content Warning: Violence against children

Written and directed by Christine Davey

Costumes by Emma Louise Watson

Lighting design and operation by Katie Williams

Props by Mary Steuten

Performed by Sarah Smits, Tess Parker, Glen Barton, Simon Carroll, Madeleine Swain, Melissa Mussel white, Katie Hall & Gracie Rogers

Image by Berdagger


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