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Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical ()

Produced by

Penash Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Writer: Jane Austen
Playwright: Penny Ashton
Director: Ben Crowder


The Randolph Theatre


July 1st, 2016 – July 9th, 2016


Join Elspeth as she battles literary snobs, cousin Horatio’s digestions and her mother’s nerves, armed with excellent ukulele skills and being quite bright… for a girl. One Kiwi, tackles all of Austen’s characters with song, dance and appalling cross stitching. (


Penny Ashton Performer

Creative Team

Jane Austen Writer
Penny Ashton Playwright
Ben Crowder Director
Penny Ashton Choreographer
Robbie Ellis Composer
Robbie Ellis Music Arrangements
Elizabeth Whiting Costume Designer
Penny Ashton Lyrics


Andrew Clemens Venue Technician
Joseph Patrick Venue Technician
Simon Rossiter Festival Lighting Designer