Pride and Prejudice – Late Winter 2024

The Pittsburgh Savoyards continue their 86th season with Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, adapted and directed by Marsha Mayhak. Performances will be held February 9-11, 16-18 and 23-24, 2024 at the Margaret Partee Performing Arts Center in Pittsburgh Savoyards headquarters (directions and parking). Livestreams for select performances are also available (see below).

Click here for Livestream Recordings – available until March 31!

Performance dates and times are as follows:

  • Friday, February 9 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm (livestream)
  • Sunday, February 11 at 2:30 pm
  • Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, February 17 at 7:30 pm (livestream)
  • Sunday, February 18 at 2:30 pm (livestream)
  • Friday, February 23 at 7:30 pm (livestream)
  • Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 pm

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Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen and first published in 1813, is a classic tale that explores themes of love, class, and societal expectations in early 19th-century England. The story primarily follows Elizabeth Bennet, one of five daughters of the Bennet family. Her mother, Mrs. Bennet, is determined to find suitable husbands for her daughters; their futures depend on finding advantageous marriages as the family estate is set to be passed to a distant male relative.

Elizabeth must navigate the societal norms of the time, where social status and wealth play crucial roles in determining one’s eligibility for marriage. The proud and reserved Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, belonging to the wealthy elite, initially clashes with Elizabeth due to his perceived arrogance. However, as the story progresses, misunderstandings and personal growth lead to a complex and evolving relationship between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy.

Celebrated for its witty dialogue, memorable characters, and timeless portrayal of the challenges and triumphs of romantic relationships, Austen’s keen observation and satire of the manners and morals of the time contribute to the story’s enduring appeal.

Click here for Livestream Recordings – available until March 31!

More Information

PreviewPittsburgh Savoyards – Pride and Prejudice (WQED Voice of the Arts)
Review: Emma Let You Finish, but the Bennets are the Best Jane Austen Characters of All Time: A Review of Pride and Prejudice (Joseph Szalinski, Burgh Vivant)

Director – Marsha Mayhak
Assistant Director – Christa Burneff
Production Manager – Lynette Garlan
Stage Manager – Andrea Lisiak
Assistant Stage Manager – Inara Manzetti
Technical Director – Robert Hockenberry
Costumes – Megan Kelly
Sound Design – Matt Lisiak

Elizabeth BennetRebecca Radeshak (Feb. 9, 11, 17, 23)
Theo Sebastian (Feb. 10, 16, 18, 24)
Fitzwilliam DarcyAlex Policicchio (Feb. 9, 11, 17, 23)
Hunter Ventura (Feb. 10, 16, 18, 24)
Mrs. BennetApryl Peroney
Tamara Marlise Manzetti *
Mr. BennetDavid Hurlbert
Andrew Lasswell * (Feb. 17)
Jane BennetMary Cox
Casey Arn * (Feb. 10)
Mary BennetRafaela Gustine
Inara Manzetti * (Feb. 17)
Kitty BennetLuella Painter
Inara Manzetti * (Feb. 10)
Lydia BennetKara McKenna
Luella Painter* (Feb. 10)
Lady Catherine DeBourghSally Denmead
Tamara Marlise Manzetti * (Feb. 10)
Charlotte LucasLisa Dunlap
Rafaela Gustine * (Feb. 17)
Caroline BingleyJocelyn Hillen Newham
Charles BingleyCalvin Brookins
Cecil Treleven * (Feb. 17)
William CollinsTodd Foose
AJ Wittman * (Feb. 10)
George WickhamCecil Treleven
AJ Wittman * (Feb. 17)
* Understudy