By John Munn, Managing Artist Director
The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present SECOND SHOW of our 75th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: “PRIDE & PREJUDICE” by Jane Austen (Adapted by Joseph Hanreddy & J.R. Sullivan). The Play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be November 8th – December 1st, with Special Showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, November 14th (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, November 21st, (“Pay What You Can” Actor’s Benefit). Our Ticket Prices are $25.00 (General Admission), $22.00 (Military), $21.00 (Seniors) and $19.00 (Students/Educators).
Presented with views from all sides, in the Lakewood Playhouse’s unique “in the round” seating, this production of “PRIDE & PREJUDICE” will help you feel like as if you are “inside” the show!
We are proud to present this timeless, and romantic, story that is suitable for all ages. PRIDE & PREJUDICE is directed by CASI WILKERSON (Oliver! & The Rainmaker) and will feature twenty-three (23) Local Actors who are both new, and returning, to the Lakewood Playhouse. PRIDE & PREJUDICE will feature the acting talents of: JACOB TICE as Mr. Darcy (Twelfth Night, The Rainmaker, Play It Again, Sam, The Farnsworth Invention, 12th Night, The Rainmaker & Arsenic and Old Lace); TONY ONORATI as Mr. Bingley (The Importance of Being Earnest & Arsenic and Old Lace); STEVE TARRY as Mr. Bennet (Oliver!, Forum, Sherlock’s Last Case, 12th Night & Arsenic and Old Lace); REBECCA McCARTHY as Mrs. Reynolds (Arsenic and Old Lace); LEE RYAN as Lady Catherine De Bourgh (The Importance of Being Earnest); MASON QUINN as Mr. Wickham (12th Night & The Rainmaker); PAUL RICHTER as Mr. Collins; (The Children’s Hour); JAMES WREDE as Sir William Lucas / Mr. Gardiner (A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum & The Best Christmas Pageant Ever); VIRGINIA YANOFF as Lady Lucas (The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940); KATELYN HOFFMAN as Charlotte Lucas (Play It Again, Sam & The Farnsworth Invention); CONNOR TIBKE as Fitzwilliam / Capt. Carter (Arsenic and Old Lace); JOSHUA DANSBY as Mr. Denny (Oliver!); and ALEXIS COLLINS as Ensemble (The Best Christmas Pageant Ever). And a number of first-time appearances to the Lakewood Playhouse Stage of including: RACHAEL BOYER as Elizabeth Bennet; SHELLEIGH FERGUSON as Mrs. Bennet; ELENA EASLEY as Jane Bennet; CHRISTA KNICKERBOCKER as Mary Bennet; HEATHER SMITH as Kitty Bennet; OLIVIA BARRY as Lydia Bennet; SYDNEY PAYNE as Georgiana Darcy/Anne De Bourgh; ANNE COLEMAN as Caroline Bingley; CAT HAYES as Mrs. Gardiner and ALYSHIA COLLINS as Ensemble.
ABOUT THE SHOW: ? Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? The Show Marks the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen’s beloved Novel and the return of the play to the Lakewood Playhouse stage for the first time since 2001!
Parental Advisory: This production features material of a Romantic Nature and is Suitable for the Entire Family!