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Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival / Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Inc., headquartered in Auburn, N.Y., presents AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Nazareth College Arts Center's Callahan Theater from tonight, July 13, through July 24 as part of its regional expansion project and dynamic 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Featuring music, lyrics and book written by Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs, AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE gives audiences a glimpse into the world of "Pride and Prejudice" through author Jane Austen's eyes. The love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy springs to life when the author re-imagines the world of her novel 15 years before it was published. This new musical tells the story of Austen's empowering journey to create the literary masterpiece the world knows today.

The show will be directed by Igor Goldin, with music direction by Ian Weinberger and choreography by Jeffry Denman, a Buffalo native.

Tickets are on sale now through the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Box Office, which can be reached at 315-255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897, or online at FingerLakesMTF.com. Next Generation (22 and under) $32, Senior (62 and over) $49-$59, General Adult $52-$62, Group of 15 or more $43-$47.

Photo Credit: Ron Heerkens Jr.

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Austen's (Lindsie VanWinkle) sister, Cassandra (Jennifer Evans), pushes her to give one of her old manuscripts a second chance

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Austen (Lindsie VanWinkle) contemplates the complex lives of the characters she has created

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Charles Bingley (Woody Buck) cannot stop raving over Jane Bennet's (Chloe Tiso) 'wonderful' qualities to Mr. Darcy (Gregory Maheu)

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Bennet (Chloe Tiso) gushes to her sister Elizabeth (Heather Botts) about the dashing gentleman she just met

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Elizabeth Bennet (Heather Botts) states her determination to marry for love as the author of her story, Jane Austen (Lindsie VanWinkle), looks on

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Mr. Bennet (David Studwell) ponders all the 'Silly Girls' he’s surrounded by

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Caroline Bingley (Chrissy Albanese) and Mr. Darcy (Gregory Maheu) have two very different opinions of a muddy guest

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
The Bennet sisters and their mother greet Mr. Collins (Zachary Tallman) as warmly as they can muster

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Mr. Wickham (Graydon Long) reveals his sad past to Elizabeth Bennet (Heather Botts)

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Mr. Darcy (Gregory Mahue) and Elizabeth Bennet (Heather Botts) share a tense dance together

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Austen (Lindsie VanWinkle) listens on as Mrs. Bennet (Alison England) laments about her daughter Elizabeth rejecting a marriage proposal

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Mr. Darcy (Gregory Maheu) and Elizabeth Bennet (Heather Botts) share a moment

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Boy-crazy Lydia Bennet (Lorin Zackular) is serenaded by the handsome Redcoats

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Mr. Bingley (Woody Buck) and Jane Bennet (Chloe Tiso) share an intimate moment together

Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's AUSTEN'S PRIDE: A NEW MUSICAL OF PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Jane Austen (Lindsie VanWinkle) and her characters celebrate the completion of their story



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