Written and Directed by Daniel Elihu Kramer

June 23-July 3

Originally premiered at CTC in 2011, Pride@Prejudice is a reimagining of the beloved Jane Austen classic filled with bloggers, chat rooms, Austen enthusiasts, and even Jane herself. A hilarious and moving homage to Jane Austen’s most beloved novel, with 30 characters portrayed by five versatile actors, including Candace Barrett Birk who appeared in last season’s Tiny Beautiful Things, Marielle Young, who starred in Mary’s Wedding (2018) and The Night Alive (2019), and Luke Hofmaiernominated for a Berkshire Theatre Award for Now Circa Then (2019). Brian Patterson and Claire Fort make their CTC debuts. Daniel Elihu Kramer will direct the production himself, giving this Chester favorite a fresh twist as the company welcomes its audiences back home for the season opener.

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Season Sponsors: Richard and Carol Seltzer

Artistic Director Sponsors: Karen and Chuck Schader

Education Sponsors: Ed and Carla Slomin

Production Sponsors: Charlie and Jane Johnson

Director Sponsors: Rhonda and Carl Steeg

Design Sponsors: Jeanne and Frank Speizer


Claire Fort- Jane Bennet, Jane Austen, etc.

Candace Barrett Birk- Mrs. Bennet, Charlotte Lucas, etc.

Marielle Young- Elizabeth Bennet, etc.

Brian Patterson- Mr. Darcy, Mr. Collins, etc.

Luke Hofmaier- Mr. Bingley, Mr. Bennet, etc.


Scenic Design by Julianna Haubrich

Costume Design by Christina Beam

Lighting Design by Lara Dubin

Sound Design by Alex Sovronsky

Stage Managed by Leslie Sears