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Sylvie Davidson is Book-It’s ‘Emma’ again

Sylvie Davidson, a North Kitsap native who’s been mixing successful careers in music and theater — and sometimes musical theater — will return to Book-It Repertory Theatre in December to reprise the title role in the theater’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma.”

Davidson originated the role in Book-It’s 2009 production, adapted from the novel by Rachel Atkins, who garnered a Gregory Award nomination for her work.

Davidson, who’s also appeared in Book-It’s adaptations of “The Highest Tide” and “Great ExpSylvieectations,” as well as prominent roles in “A Christmas Carol,” “Jekyll and Hyde” and “Tales of Wasps” at A Contemporary Theatre, other projects in Seattle-area venues and in productions of “Lonesome Traveler: A Journey Down the Rivers and Streams of American Folk” in New York and Los Angeles.

She’s also had success as a singer-songwriter, including membership in the Kitsap-born bluegrass band Waiting For Lizzie.

In “Emma,” which will run December 2-January 3 at the Center Theatre (downstairs in the Seattle Center Armory), Davidson will be joined by another returnee from the 2009 cast, Brian Thompson as Mr. Woodhouse.

Information: 206-216-0833, book-it.org.

— MM