“Pride & Prejudice” adaptation opens
DORSET- Dorset Theatre Festival presents Kate Hamill’s “Pride and Prejudice,” adapted from the original novel by Jane Austen.
The show is directed by Christopher V. Edwards, with a cast that includes Krystel Lucas (“The Blacklist,” “Jessica Jones”), as Jane, Miss De Bourgh; Jessica Frey (“Sense and Sensibility,” and “Bedlam”) as Lizzy; Aishling Pembroke as Lydia, Lady Catherine; Dave Quay (The Low Road and The Public Theater) as Mr. Darcy; Ryan Quinn (“Whorl Inside a Loop” and “Second Stage”) as Mr. Collins, Mr. Wickham, Miss Bingley; Carman Lacivita (“Marvin’s Room” Broadway) as Mr. Bingley; Mary, Omar Robinson (Hamlet - Actors’ Shakespeare Project) as Charlotte Lucas, Mr. Bennet; and Joan Coombs (Tartuffe - Shakespeare and Company) as Mrs. Bennet.
“Pride and Prejudice” will begin performances on Thursday, August 9, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, and will run through Saturday, August 25.
For ticket information or upcoming events visit www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.