Sarah Harrison, Kat McLaughlin, Natasha Zacher, Catherine Fergusson, Morgan Churla

Jane Austen fans! Hold onto your bonnets as all the wit and romance of Austen’s Pride and Predjudice comes to life in this fast-paced and engaging new adaptation.

High-spirited and heartfelt, Theatre at UBC’s Pride and Prejudice will both delight Austen aficionados and win over new fans in this story of improbable love.

Playwright Jon Jory directed over 125 plays and produced over 1,000 shows during his 32-year tenure as Producing Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville. He currently teaches acting and directing at the University of Washington.  

Matt Kennedy, Kat McLaughlin Morgan Churla, Kat McLaughlin, Sarah Harrison, Natasha Zacher, Catherine Fergusson, Matt Kennedy
[L to R: Matt Kennedy, Kat McLaughlin; Morgan Churla, Kat McLaughlin, Sarah Harrison, Natasha Zacher, Catherine Fergusson, Matt Kennedy] 
MFA Directing and BFA Acting alumna Lois Anderson’s recent directing credits include The Unplugging and The Graduate for Arts Club Theatre; next up for Anderson will be the Arts Club’s It’s Snowing on Saltspring.

Anderson also has a busy acting career, most recently seen in Bard on the Beach’s Measure for Measure (Ms. Overdone) and Elizabeth Rex (Tardy).   

Morgan Churla, Kat McLaughlin, Catherine Fergusson;-L-R Back Natasha Zacher, Sarah Harrison
[Front: Morgan Churla, Kat McLaughlin, Catherine Fergusson; Rear: Natasha Zacher, Sarah Harrison]
Pride and Prejudice features performances by BFA acting students Morgan Churla, Nathan Cottell, Thomas Curtain, Catherine Fergusson, Sarah Harrison, Luke Johnson, Mat Kennedy, Kat McLaughlin, Daniel Meron, Nick Preston, Bethany Stanley, Naomi Vogt, Nicole Yukiko, Natasha Zacher.

The creative team includes BFA Production and Design students Shelby Bushell (set), Chengyan Boon (lighting), Chanel McCartney (costumes), Scott Zechner (sound), and Renne Liu (stage management).

Arrive on opening night (November 14) in costume (Regency period or “Pride and Prejudice Zombie”) and you’ll get in at the student rate ($10 plus service charges)!

Pride and Prejudice

Dates: November 14 to 30, 7:30 pm
Venue: Frederic Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Adults, $22; seniors, $15; students, $10 (all tickets excluding service charges); available online or via phoning 604.822.2678
Post-show talk back on Wednesday, November 20

Photos by Tim Matheson.

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