Emma June 14-16

a play by Jon Jory
from the novel by Jane Austen

Directed by Ian Elliott

June 14 – 16, 2018
7:00 PM

Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium – St. Thomas More College


General admission $15. Students/youth $8.

Tickets also available from St. Thomas More College Rm. 155 (306-966-8900).  Tickets will be available at the door (cash only).

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About the Play

In this crisp, dynamic retelling of Austen’s classic, matchmaker Emma Woodhouse has just moved on to her newest “project” — a sweet, but modest girl named Harriet Smith. Having played matchmaker for her long-time nanny, vivacious Emma is determined to find Harriet an impressive suitor in spite of her lacking social standing. But as Emma becomes entangled in the romantic lives of her friends and acquaintances, she unwittingly falls in love with the least likely of bachelors in this lighthearted tale of gossip, matrimony, and misunderstanding.

Announcing our 2012-2013 season!

Newman Players is pleased to present our spectacular lineup of theatre for the 2012-13 season! Further details will be posted closer to the show dates.

October 25-27 | One Act Plays

Drop (comedy – language warning),  The Bathroom Door (comedy),  And Go to Innisfree (drama)

Three great short plays each night.

Directed by Ian Elliott and Shannon Kirk

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December 1-4 | A Seussified Christmas Carol

Dicken’s classic in rhyming couplets like Dr. Seuss is a certain hit with young and old.

Directed by Mike de Jong

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Much Ado About Nothing | March 14-17 2013

One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies.  The text is largely written in prose (although there are significant components of verse) making the language easier for general audiences to understand.

Directed by Adam Day