Jane Eyre

22nd November 1996

Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

Music and Lyrics by Paul Gordon

Book & additional lyrics by John Caird

From the original novel by Charlotte Brontë

This production of Jane Eyre opened at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto on 22nd November 1996. 

Jane Eyre is published by Music Theatre International (MTI) in New York and is available for professional and amateur production worldwide. For further information about the show and upcoming productions click here.

Creative team

DirectorJohn Caird
Set Design John Napier
Costume Design Andreane Neofitou
Lighting Design Chris Parry
Sound Design Tom Clark
Orchestrator Larry Hochman
Vocal Arrangements Steve Tyler, Michael Rafter & Jeff Halpern
Musical ArrangementsLaura Bergquist
Associate Set Design Keith Gonzales
Dance & Movement Jayne Paterson
Music Director Steve Tyler
Associate Conductor David J, Thompson
Assistant Conductor Bruce Harvey
Music Preparation Holy Carroll & Laura Bergquist
Script and Movement Consultant Kelly Robinson
Assistant Director Kevin McGuire

Producers and administration

Producers David & Ed Mirvish
Associate ProducersPamela Koslow & Janet Robinson.
Executive Producer Brian Sewell
Production Manager John Wilbur
Production Stage Manager The John Gray
Stage Manager Darragh Parsons
Assistant Stage Manager Anne Murphy
Company Manager Charles Chu
Assistant Company Manager Rina Fine
Production Assistant Andrew Burke-Hall


Jane Eyre Marla Schaffel
Jane’s Father Anthony Crivello
Jane’s Mother Jayne Paterson
Young Jane Sara Farb
Mrs Reed Brooks Almy
Eliza Reed Lavonda Elam
Georgiana Reed Kelli Rabke
Young John Reed Peter McCutcheon
Mr Brocklehurst Don Richard
Miss Scatcherd Gina Ferrall
Miss Temple Nell Balaban
Helen Burns Angela Lockett
Schoolgirls Elizabeth Beeler, Frannie Diggins, Lavonda Elam, Elizabeth de Grazia, Jayne Paterson, Jen Waiser
Mrs Fairfax Mary Stout
Robert Bruce Dow
Adèle Varens Frannie Diggins
Grace Poole Brooks Almy
Edward Fairfax Rochester Anthony Crivello
Lady Ingram Beth Anne Cole
Lord Ingram Aloysius Gigl
Blanche Ingram Elizabeth de Grazia
Mary Ingram Lavonda Elam
Mr Eshton Mark E. Smith
Mrs Eshton Elizabeth Beeler
Louisa Eshton Angela Lockett
Amy Eshton Kelli Rabke
Lord Lynn Bill Nolte
Lady Lynn Gina Ferrall
Frederick Lynn Peter McCutcheon
Henry Lynn Bruce Dow
Colonel Dent Don Richard
Mrs Dent Nell Balaban
Richard Mason Bill Nolte
Dr Carter Bruce Dow
Butler Aloysius Gigl
Coachman Mark E. Smith
John Eyre of Madeira Kevin McGuire
Vicar Kevin McGuire
Mr Briggs Don Richard
Bertha Mason Gina Ferrall
St John Rivers Aloysius Gigl
Diana Rivers Elizabeth Beeler
Mary Rivers Kelli Rabke
Old Man Don Richard