February 1 - June 8
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
WRITTEN by Jane Austen
adapted by Emma Whipday
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife…”
– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Surrounded by four sisters, a dithering but determined matchmaking mother, and a beloved, long-suffering father, Elizabeth Bennet is one of literature’s most cherished heroines. In her iconic journey toward love, she learns the dangers of hasty judgment and discovers the difference between superficial and genuine goodness. The sharp wit and irresistible romance of Jane Austen’s masterwork has won generations of fans—now see it come to life on stage in a lively new adaptation by ASC veteran playwright Emma Whipday!
This show will be ensemble-directed as an ASC Artists’ Renaissance production.
Run time: 2.5 hours including a 15-minute intermission
Age requirement: 7 and up (read full policies here)
A note about casting: “The American Shakespeare Center firmly believes that our casting choices should mirror the rich diversity of our community. By approaching classic works with a fresh and diverse perspective, we strive to ensure that Shakespeare’s timeless texts remain vibrant and meaningful for future generations.” – Brandon Carter, Artistic Director
Read more about our Staging Conditions and Casting Practices here.