Alicia Witt’s all business as a rising exec in Modern Persuasion, a contemporary comic riff on Jane Austen’s social manners novel Persuasion, set in a Manhattan boutique PR firm. Witt’s Wren is approaching forty and happily single, but her aunt, played by Bebe Neuwirth, and her millennial colleagues seem desperate to get her a man. Bets are off when her ex shows up to take over the firm. Fun and games! What She Said’ Anne Brodie spoke with Witt.
Modern Persuasion is available now On Digital and On Demand