Minnesota

Emma

Thru. Aug. 21/MINNEAPOLIS – Wurtele Thrust Stage at Guthrie Theatre. Based on the novel by Jane Austen.  Emma Woodhouse prides herself on being a matchmaker with an impeccable track record, much to the chagrin of her dear friend Mr. Knightley. Her latest scheme revolves around the sweet Harriet Smith, whom Emma advises to reject a perfectly good marriage proposal in favor of another eligible bachelor. However, her best-laid plans are turned upside down by unpredictable displays of affection, unexpected rivals and Emma’s sudden realization that true love may have been under her nose all along. With screwball comedy and surprises aplenty, this fresh, fast-paced world premiere interprets the Jane Austen classic with delightfully unconventional flair. Prices range from $15 to $80. https://www.guthrietheater.org/

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