Onstage: Pride and Prejudice

The story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy’s up-and-down affair, comes to the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

click to enlarge Pride and Prejudice at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Pride and Prejudice at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Two centuries after Jane Austen penned her novels of manners, propriety and gentle satire, they still have a worldwide following. Movies and TV adaptations abound, and now her greatest work, the story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy’s up-and-down affair, comes to the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. According to director Blake Robison, “Austen fans will appreciate the size and scope of this production. It’s epic. It includes all of the fun, secondary characters that make the story such a pleasure.” In particular, it’s an extravaganza of costumes (40), bonnets (15) and wigs (13). 


Through April 5. $30-$80. 962 Mount Adams Circle, Mount Adams, 513-421-3888, cincyplay.com.

Rick Pender

RICK PENDER has written about theater for CityBeat since its first issues in 1994. Before that he wrote for EveryBody’s News. From 1998 to 2006 he was CityBeat’s arts & entertainment editor. Retired from a long career in public relations, he’s still a local arts fan, providing readers (and public radio listeners)...
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