APOD Productions presents musical “Jane Eyre” in Viola

APOD Productions presents musical “Jane Eyre” in Viola

VIOLA — Charlotte Brontë’s classic, complicated love story, “Jane Eyre,” comes to the stage in Viola starting with a performance this evening at the Viola Community Center and continuing through Saturday.

APOD Productions is set to perform the musical drama at 7 each evening, with an additional matinee performance at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The nonprofit theater company’s PG-rated production will feature a live eight-piece orchestra comprising local musicians to accompany its cast of 33 local actors, ranging in age from 9 to 69, according to a news release from ADOP.

General admission tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door; admission for children ages 6-12 is $8, or $10 at the door. Tickets are available at apodproductions.org. Concessions will be available for purchase at the show.

The musical “Jane Eyre” is based on Brontë’s novel, with musical arrangement by Paul Gordon and script and additional lyrics by John Caird. The Tony-nominated show is being presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International.