Written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
Directed by Jessica Thebus
Northlight Theatre – Skokie, IL
November 10 – December 24, 2016
In this charmingly imagined sequel to Pride and Prejudice, the ever-dependable Mary Bennet is growing tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings’ romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love.
This world premiere play picks up two years after Jane Austen’s beloved tale ended, with a clever and captivating style that will delight Austen aficionados and new-comers alike!