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Pride and Prejudice
By Jane Austen
Adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J. R. SullivanMarx Theatre | March 8 - April 5, 2014
Girl meets boy. Girl loathes boy. Girl and boy fall in love. It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's most popular novel is also one of the greatest romances of all time. In this lavish, full-scale production, you'll fall in love all over again with the headstrong and independent Elizabeth Bennet, the arrogant but honorable Mr. Darcy and all of Austen's other beloved characters as they navigate the rocky road of manners and matrimony.
"A gloriously radiant production." – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Advisory: Pride and Prejudice is suitable for general audiences. Because of the full-length nature of the play, it is recommended for ages 10 and up. Please contact the Box Office if you have questions or require additional information.
Running Time: The show runs approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including one intermission.
Season Sponsor of New Work
The Lois and Richard Rosenthal Foundation
Isn't It Romantic?
Prologue, March 2014
Romance is in the air at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park as Jane Austen’s masterpiece Pride and Prejudice comes to life on the Marx Theatre stage in an exhilarating new production, running March 8 to April 5.Read More
The Popularity of Pride and Prejudice
Prologue, March 2014
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”Read More
March 8, 2014, at 8 p.m.; March 9, 2014, at 2 p.m.; March 11, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; March 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Be among the first to see the show before opening night and save! Preview performance tickets are discounted and begin at just $30. Not valid with other discounts.
March 13, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Share the excitement of Thursday opening nights with a lively post-show cast party with complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
Meet the Artists
March 16, 2014, at 2 p.m.; March 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; March 30, 2014, at 2 p.m.; April 3, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Join in stimulating discussions with cast and crew following the performances.
BonBonerie Afternoon Teas
March 15, March 22, March 29 and April 5, 2014; All at 2:30 p.m.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that tea and Jane Austen must be enjoyed together. In keeping with this tradition, audiences are cordially invited to indulge in a classic afternoon tea by the BonBonerie at the Playhouse to celebrate our production of Pride and Prejudice. Teas are scheduled prior to every Saturday 4:00 p.m. matinee performance of the show.
In addition to a fresh cup of Elmwood Inn hot tea, the fare includes a mélange of fresh fruit, a classic scone, a dill biscuit with egg salad and two fresh vegetable tea sandwiches on whole wheat bread. The meal concludes with a petite double fudge brownie and a hand-decorated cookie. The cost is $20 per person, which includes food, beverages, tax and gratuity. Space for each tea is limited; to make a reservation, call the Playhouse Box Office at 513-421-3888.
Celebrate Pride and Prejudice at Joseph-Beth
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Happy Hour at 6 p.m.
Panel Discussion at 7 p.m.
At Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion
Join us for a special event celebrating the Playhouse’s production of Pride and Prejudice. We’ll cover all things Jane Austen — from the enduring legacy of her books to her influential role in pop culture today — with a panel discussion featuring Playhouse Artistic Director (and Pride and Prejudice director) Blake Robison; Austen enthusiast Ashley Tongret; and Austen scholar Dr. Barbara Wenner.
Test your own Jane Austen knowledge, earn prizes and more! Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a happy hour. The panel starts at 7 p.m. No reservations are necessary.