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Bear Creek Presents Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice


 
 
Mrs. Bennet and her five daughters
Mrs. Bennet and her five daughters
PRLog - Apr. 28, 2014 - REDMOND, Wash. -- Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a perennially popular story about the game of love among the British upper classes at the close of the 18th century, is brought to life in this original stage adaptation and performed by The Bear Creek School students on May 2 and 3.

Mr. and Mrs. Bennet are the parents of five daughters living comfortably within their means but well short of rich. They are looking for suitable husbands for their girls and are encouraged to learn that an eligible young bachelor from a wealthy family, Charles Bingley, has moved into a nearby estate.

Eager to see if a match can be made, the Bennets bring their daughters Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia to a ball thrown by their new neighbor to see if sparks will fly. Jane seems to like Mr. Bingley and he appears to feel the same, but Elizabeth takes an immediate dislike to Mr. Darcy, Mr. Bingley’s egocentric best friend. Lydia is infatuated with military man Lt. Wickham.  Elizabeth’s best friend, Charlotte, finds herself courted by Mr. Collins, an arrogant man of the cloth whose ego makes him the object of ridicule.

Fate causes Elizabeth and Darcy to frequently cross paths, and while they do not care for one another, they cannot stop thinking about each other. The three main antagonists appear in the roles of Caroline Bingley, who has designs on snagging Mr. Darcy for herself and, in Lady De Bourgh and her daughter Anne, who have Mr. Darcy in their sights as well. As the story progresses, we wonder what, if anything, will bring Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy together.

All performances are open to the public. Tickets ($5 each or $10 for your immediate family) may be purchased at the door. The Bear Creek School Cornerstone Theater, 8905 208th Ave NE, Redmond WA, 98053, 452-898-1720, www.tbcs.org

Performance Schedule

Friday, May 2, 2014
         Matinee Performance 4:00 p.m.

Friday, May 2, 2014          Evening Performance 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 3, 2014          Matinee Performance 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 3, 2014          Evening Performance 7:30 p.m.

Adapted and Directed by Dr. Ron Lynch, Drama Director at The Bear Creek School

Main Characters— in this production will be played by the following Bear Creek students:

ELIZABETH

Drew Yutrzenka, junior, Kirkland

JANE

Zoe Ludwig, senior, Redmond

MR. DARCY

Seth McBride, sophomore, Carnation

MR. BINGLEY

Joey Hollis, senior, Woodinville

MRS. BENNET

Grace Carruth, junior, Redmond

MR. COLLINS

Benjamin Lee, junior, Sammamish

About The Bear Creek School

Founded in 1988, in Redmond, Washington, The Bear Creek School is an Independent Classical Christian School that believes only when faith, mind, and heart are fed together can someone experience the fullness of education, which produces leaders who think well and are compelled to engage the world.

The school serves students from the greater Eastside and is housed on four campuses.  Redmond Campus on Union Hill serves kindergarten to grade 12 students and Valley Campus, also in Redmond, serves preschool to grade 5 students.  Bear Creek has two Early Childhood campuses in Woodinville and Sammamish serving preschool and prekindergarten students. The Bear Creek School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, and the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools.


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