Shakespeare & Company Announces Cast for “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Jane Austen-inspired, Costumed Reading will be Staged December 16 through 18 LENOX, Mass. – Casting has been announced for Shakespeare & Company’s holiday reading of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, and directed by Ariel Bock. Four performances of this imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and…

Silverthorne Theater Presents Reading of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Greenfield, MA – Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley offers an imaginative and playful sequel to the action of Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice. Silverthorne Theater actors will portray the familiar characters in a special fundraiser reading of the play at The Deerfield Inn, 81 Old Main Street, Deerfield, on Saturday, December 17, at 3:00…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Costumed Reading of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley is presented in honor of  Shakespeare & Company Costume Director Govane Lohbauer, and in memory of actor, teacher, and weapons master Bob Lohbauer, who passed away in September 2022. Shakespeare & Company returns to the world of Jane Austen-inspired theater with a lively, costumed reading of Miss Bennet: Christmas…

REVIEW: “Pride@Prejudice” at Chester Theatre Company

by Jeannie Marlin Woods When it comes to staging the classics, you have to be aware that the audience arrives with a set of preconceptions. When that classic is a revered novel such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, those preconceptions are quite varied and layered. Some spectators may…

Fort Salem Theater Presents “Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice”

SALEM, New York, March 30, 2022 – Buckle up! A wild and wacky new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is about to take over the Fort Salem Theater mainstage. From May 27-29, this hilarious play by celebrated author Kate Hamill is directed by guest artist Ariel Francoeur from…

Emmy Award Winner Benita Zahn Anchors Fort Salem Theater’s Steel Magnolias Cast

Pride & Prejudice Casting Also Announced SALEM, New York, March 30, 2022 – Emmy Award winner Benita Zahn will lead Fort Salem Theater’s cast of Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling and directed by Tracey Wesley of Salem. The show takes the stage April 22-24. From May 27-29, a hilarious…

Fort Salem Theater Announces Auditions for “Steel Magnolias” and “Pride and Prejudice”

Fort Salem Theater announces auditions for two upcoming plays, Steel Magnolias and Pride and Prejudice on March 14th and March 15th, respectively. All roles listed are currently available* and are open to actors of all ethnicities and gender identities. All performers must be fully vaccinated by the start of rehearsals.  …

Shakespeare & Company Presents a Costumed Reading of “The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley”

This holiday season, Shakespeare & Company presents a lively, costumed reading of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley. Written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Ariel Bock, the play features the many familiar characters of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as well as some new faces. A companion to Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley – the first Jane…

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