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Cygnet Theatre's 'Pride And Prejudice'


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until June 16, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Cygnet Theatre , 4040 Twiggs St., San Diego
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  • AGES 18+
  • COST $25 - $55

Cygnet Theatre stages a new adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice" written by Kate Hamill and directed by Rob Lutfy.

The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth’s intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved ... tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?

Literature’s greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new take.

The show runs May 15 through June 16, 2019. For details contact the box office at (619) 337-1525.

(Super) Short Review: Hold on to your vintage brooches, Jane Austen fans, Cygnet's adaptation of her beloved "Pride and Prejudice" is unlike anything you've likely seen before. In this version, the actors play multiple characters so the sweet Mr. Bingley is also the always-ignored Mary Bennet. The actors change costumes on stage, sometimes as they speak. You really have to see it to appreciate it (or not, as may be the case with purists). At the heart is still the romance between Elizabeth and Darcy, but the story's social and gender issues are examined through a modern lens.
- Nina Garin, KPBS/Arts editor

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