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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

A romantic, comedic getaway for Jane Austen fans

 Do romance fantasies make promises reality can never keep? Austenland wavers between dismissing and embracing the daydreaming, fantasy allure of the world’s toniest romance writer, Jane Austen. Perhaps the film’s refusal to go with “either or” is a mark of insight? Dreams occasionally
Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Theater Review

In Pride andPrejudice's famous opening sentence, Jane Austen supplies the major motif for the wry, delightful maneuvering of the Bennet sisters in this justifiably popular novel of conflicting manners and morals. Her book illustrates the social mores of 18th-century England, where courtesy and reticence are the most inhibiting factors in relationships between men and women. Elizabeth Bennet will not play these games, calling to task the prideful arrogance of Mr. Darcy, whom she will eventually grow to love. But is he the one with pride and she prejudiced? Or is she so full of pride that she spurns him...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1 & 7:30 p.m.

In 1797, a publisher rejected a novel by the young British author Jane Austen. The book, titled First Impressions, was destined to be Austen's second published novel, but only after considerable revision. The revised version was called Pride and Prejudice and has become one of the most beloved works in literary history. Last week...
Sunday, March 8, 2009

Today @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 & 7 p.m.

In 1797, a publisher rejected a novel by the young British author Jane Austen. The book, titled First Impressions, was destined to be Austen's second published novel, but only after considerable revision. The revised version was called Pride and Prejudice and has become one of the most beloved works in literary history. This month, the...
03.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
A very large crowd had come to the Quadracci Powerhouse Theatre. A quick look out across the theatre during Brian Vaughn’s opening speech confirmed only scattered single seats available. It was opening night of the Milwaukee Rep’s Pride and Prejudice. The stage itself is pretty spare for a Rep production—a pastoral mural in the background frames a largely empty space with a vast parquet flo...
Friday, March 6, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m.

In 1797, a publisher rejected a novel by the young British author Jane Austen. The book, titled First Impressions, was destined to be Austen's second published novel, but only after considerable revision. The revised version was called Pride and Prejudice and has become one of the most beloved works in literary history. This week, the...
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep takes on the most popular of all of Jane Austen’s romantic comedies tonight for it’s latest production, Pride and Prejudice, which opened this week. Grant Goodman, an actor who has appeared on As The World Turns and Sex in the City stars as Mr. Darcy, while Lee Stark makes her Rep debut as Elizabeth Bennet. The rest of the cast is filled with Rep regulars, from Eva Balistreri as...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repetory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep takes on the most popular of all of Jane Austen’s romantic comedies tonight for it’s latest production, Pride and Prejudice, which opened this week. Grant Goodman, an actor who has appeared on As The World Turns and Sex in the City stars as Mr. Darcy, while Lee Stark makes her Rep...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Theater Preview

In 1797, a publisher rejected a novel by the young British author Jane Austen. The book, titled First Impressions, was destined to be Austen's second published novel, but only after considerable revision. The revised version was called Pride and Prejudice and has become one of the most beloved works in literary history...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Rep takes on the most popular of all of Jane Austen’s romantic comedies tonight for it’s latest production, Pride and Prejudice, which premieres tonight with a preview performance at 7:30 p.m. Grant Goodman, an actor who has appeared on As The World Turns and Sex in the City stars as Mr. Darcy, while Lee Stark makes her Rep debut as Elizabeth Bennet. The rest of the cast is filled with Rep regulars, from Eva...

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