|“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife…”
– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Surrounded by four sisters, a dithering but determined matchmaking mother, and a beloved, long-suffering father, Elizabeth Bennet is one of literature’s most cherished heroines. In her iconic journey toward love, she learns the dangers of hasty judgment and discovers the difference between superficial and genuine goodness. The sharp wit and irresistible romance of Jane Austen’s masterwork, has won generations of fans—now see it come to life on stage in a lively new adaptation by ASC veteran playwright Emma Whipday.