Austen's Pride 2017

Opened: June 19, 2017
Closing: June 20, 2017

Austen's Pride - 2017 - New York History , Info & More

AUSTEN'S PRIDE is a new musical that finds Jane Austen in search of her next novel. Her latest work has sold out and become a huge success, which has her publisher looking for another manuscript. Jane's sister Cassandra, suggests that she revisit one of her earlier manuscripts, First Impressions. To please her sister, Jane revisits her earlier manuscript and as the characters come to life on stage, she discovers them evolving and changing alongside her. By the end of the musical, she has come to learn who she is as a writer and as a woman.

Starring are LISA O'HARE (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) as Jane Austen, Kara Lindsay (Wicked) as ElizaBeth Bennet, Ryan Silverman (Phantom of the Opera) as Fitzwilliam Darcy. Courtney Balan (Falsettos) as Cassandra Austen, and Andy Huntington Jones (Cats) as George Wickham.

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