Newsies', Kara Lindsay to Star in AUSTEN'S PRIDE, A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice

AUSTEN'S PRIDE, A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice springs to life when the author re-imagines the world of her novel. As the love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy unfolds, Jane Austen learns to see both the story and herself in a new light.

The cast will also include Kimberly Doreen Burns, Darius Crenshaw, Katie Dixon, Caroline Innerbichler, Kevin Nietzel, Brian Owen, Michele Ragusa, Conor Ryan, Kelly Swint, Lucas Thompson, Madeleine Claire Trumble, Zach Williams, Nick Wyman.

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.  www.AustensPrideAMusical.com

Produced by THE 5TH AVENUE THEATRE, R. ERIN CRAIG, DANIEL WALLACETRISH WHITEHURST.  Casting by BINDER CASTING. General Management is by 321 THEATRICAL MANAGEMENT.

For more information: AustensPride@lavieproductions.com

The non-profit 5th Avenue Theatre is the nation's premier incubator for new musical theater. Since 2001, The 5th has premiered 18 new works, nine of which have subsequently opened on Broadway. They include Disney's Aladdin, First Date, A Christmas Story, Scandalous, Shrek, Catch Me If You Can, The Wedding Singer and Best Musical Tony Award®-winners, Hairspray and Memphis. The 5th AvenueTheatre is also known for its world class, critically acclaimed productions of musicals chosen from both the contemporary canon and the Golden Age of Broadway.

This new musical by Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs, was presented in April 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Tom McCoy, McCoy Rigby Entertainment, Executive Producers and as part of the 2016 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Brett Smock, Producing Artistic Director, in Rochester, NY.

 

Trevor Chauvin