Pride and Prejudice: Jane Austen's Classic at Round House Theatre
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The last date listed for Pride & Prejudice was Saturday December 31, 2011 / 3:00pm.
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Carolyn SutterfieldRed Velvet
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Fast-moving and funny, this production does a good job of hitting the high notes in Austen's novel, with all her best lines intact. Michael Brusasco is perhaps a bit more charming than one might expect from Mr. Darcy (haughty Colin Firth is a hard act to follow), but clever Kate Cook is pitch-perfect as Lizzie, and D.C. veterans Rick Foucheux and Catherine Flyte are hilarious as Mr. and Mrs. Bennet. We had excellent second-row seats, but all locations would be good in this intimate theater.
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It was a good performance...perfect for an Austen fan like me. Mrs. Bennett and Mr. Collins were hilarious. I was a little bothered by the comedy of Mr.Darcy because I love him serious and full of himself (the way Austen wrote it)...but I got...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Robison’s smooth and stylish direction is perfectly in sync…Austen lovers will admire this adaptation’s faithfulness to the spirit of the original and its ability to maintain our emotional involvement.” – Salt Lake City Tribune
_Pride and Prejudice _
By Joseph Hanreddy and J. R. Sullivan
Adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Blake Robison
Recommended for ages 11 and up.
About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre
Round House is one of the leading professional theaters in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, producing a six-show season of modern classics, new plays and musicals for more than 40,000 patrons each year at our 400-seat theater in Bethesda. Round House has been nominated for 146 Helen Hayes Awards (including six in 2015) and has won 27 (including three in 2014). Its productions have won “Outstanding Resident Play” four times.
Round House’s educational programs serve more than 2,500 students of all ages at its six-classroom Education Center in Silver Spring and in schools throughout Montgomery County. Its many innovative education programs encompass Full Day Programs for Youth, including Summer Programs for K – 12; a Teen Performance Company, with classes and events for teens throughout the year culminating in The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play, the only play produced by a regional theater that is directed, acted and designed by high school students; School Outreach, including Intersections, Student Matinees, and Play It Forward, a program that allows Montgomery County high school students to attend Round House shows for free; and Classes for Adults & Youth.
Round House is a member of LORT (League of Resident Theatres) and LOWT (League of Washington Theatres). The theatre is a 501©3 not-for-profit organization with major support from Montgomery County, the Maryland State Arts Council (an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts), and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.