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Jane Eyre, The Musical Classic
Music by Suzannah Doyle. Book and lyrics by Kristina Harris.
A full musical based on the Victorian novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Produced in 2003 at Cottage Theatre in Oregon.
“Diverse music and clever lyrics! “
” …a truly grand Broadway-worthy show, complete with beautiful tunes and exceptionally clever lyrics… Watching this beautiful story unfold with mystery, passion and tenderness was a delight from the first strains of music…one day you’ll be able to say ‘I saw it when’…” The Sentinel
A new spin on the classic victorian tale of forbidden love.
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Watch video clips of the Cottage Theatre open rehearsal performance of Jane Eyre,
The Musical Classic by clicking on the title of each song below. Not all songs are available as video clips. For more information, visit the official web site of Jane Eyre, The Musical Classic.
Names of characters who sing the songs are in parentheses.
- 1. Things That Go Bump in the Night (Mrs. Reid, Young Jane)
- 2. Jane’s Lullaby (Bessie)
- 3. Golden Rule (Young Jane, Lowood girls)
- 4. A Place That’s Better (Helen, Young Jane, Older Jane)
- 5. Blanche’s Art Song (instrumental)
- 6. Love Lies Waiting (Jane)
- 7. Feel My Heart (Jane/ Rochester)
- 8. The Important Things in Life (Rochester & Socialites)
- 9. Pretty Pretty Light (Bertha)
- 10. Nearly Mine (Blanche, Jane)
- 11. Fortunes! (Rochester as Gypsy, Blanche, Jane, Socialites)
- 12. Jane’s Lullaby Reprise (Rochester, Jane)
- 13. You Were With Me Then (Rochester, Jane)
- 14. All the World’s Gold (Rochester, Jane, Adele, Mrs. Fairfax, servants)
- 15. She’s Who I am (Rochester)
- 16. Tangled Road Prelude — (Jane, assorted merchants/ street people)
- 17. Tangled Road — (Jane, coal seller)
- 18. New Horizons — (John, Jane, Rochester)
- 19. You Were with Me Then Reprise — (Jane, Rochester)
Jane Eyre, The Musical Classic. Music by Suzannah Doyle. Book and lyrics by Kristina Harris. Based on the Victorian novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Copyright: © 2003 Suzannah Doyle Music. All Rights Reserved. Song # 5 by Suzannah Doyle. All other songs by Kristina Harris & Suzannah Doyle. All songs copyright © Suzannah Doyle Music (ASCAP). For more information, visit the official web site for Jane Eyre, The Musical Classic.