adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan
'Pride' gets to heart of it
Hanreddy, Sullivan capture book's tone
By Damien Jaques of the Journal Sentinel
Posted: Mar. 7, 2009
"Pride and Prejudice" continues through March 29 in the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater at the Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. Tickets are on sale at the Rep's box office in the complex's lobby, by phone at (414) 224-9490 and online at www.milwaukee.rep.com.
In the final minutes of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," Elizabeth Bennet asks her suitor, Fitzwilliam Darcy, "How did you begin to fall in love with me?"
The question could be posed to us by Lee Stark, the marvelous actress who lives inside Elizabeth's skin on the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater stage, and by everyone else responsible for this gloriously radiant production, which opened Friday night. Here are my personal and professional answers.