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Pride and Prejudice
January 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
The Dawson College Professional Theatre Program presents
Pride and Prejudice
January 22nd to February 3rd
Playwright: Helen Jerome, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
Director: Barbara Kelly
Students: Second Major
A witty and charming theatrical version of one of the most-loved romantic books of all time. When Jane Austen wrote her novel Pride and Prejudice over 200 years ago, could she have imagined that the complicated love story between Elizabeth and Darcy would continue to resonate today? This critique of class and character reveals how self-importance and social rank, as well as the prejudices we hold towards one another, prevent us from listening to our inner truth. Elizabeth defies her over-bearing mother, and refuses to marry without love, but she fails to recognize her own innermost stirrings. While Elizabeth spars with the alluring Darcy, her mother is determined to secure marriage for her daughters at any cost, sister Jane must deal with rejection, the younger girls chase soldiers in town and her father experiences profound exasperation. These family dynamics add to the rich layering of the plot, creating a colourful backdrop of manners and mores in early 19th Century England.
Previews at 7:30 pm Monday and Tuesday January 22nd and 23rd
Opening at 8pm Wednesday January 24th
Playing at 8pm January 24th to 27th and February 1st to 3rd
Matinées at 12:30pm on Wednesday January 24th, Friday January 26th and Thursday, February 1st
Seniors/Regular Students: $10.00
Dawson Students: $5.00
Group Rate: $5.00 (Teachers FREE)
Dawson Theatre Alumni: Free
The box office Reservation Line is 514-931-5000
Individual reservations are available one week before the show’s opening.
For group reservations contact Carolyn Guillet by email at firstname.lastname@example.org at 514-931-8731 ext. 4419.
For more information, visit https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/professional-theatre/performances/pride-and-prejudice/
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