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A unique, intimate adaptation of a timeless favorite.

Friday, June 21, at 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 at *11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. 

 

With the resurgent popularity of Regency Era fiction and costumed events, the Osborne Homestead Museum and surrounding gardens will be the stage for Jane Austen’s popular novel, Pride and Prejudice. This live production offers an intimate and immersive experience that invites the audience into the home of the Bennet family, where the popular love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy will unfold in live scenes throughout the museum and gardens. The fourth wall separating the audience and cast will occasionally be broken for guests who arrive in costume.

 

This is the second year for Performing Arts Collaborative's, Meanwhile, at Longbourn, a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice at the Osborne Homestead Museum and Kellogg Estate gardens. This year's Sunday performances take place during Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day, a special state-wide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens.  The Osborne Homestead Museum is one of sixteen members of the prestigious Connecticut’s Historic Gardens whose different garden styles are honored on this day from12-4pm, with museum tours available at 1:15p.m. and 4:00p.m. CTHistoricGardens.org for more information. 

 

This event is free and open to the public. Before making your reservation, please note the following:

  • This production requires the audience to engage in a significant amount of walking, standing, and using stairs both inside and outside the Museum.

  • *All guests 12 years an younger are welcome at the 11:30 a.m. shows on 6/22 and 23 only.

  • Please check-in no later than 15 minutes prior to the performance. We are unable to accommodate late arrivals for the interior scenes,

  • Donations are accepted, and a minimum donation of fifteen dollars is suggested. 

Photos from our 2023 production

MEET THE 2024 CAST

Click on the arrow to start the slide show. Click on the photo to identify the cast member. 

Catherine Annulli 

Lady Catherine De Bourgh

Genevieve Ashford

Caroline Bingley

Trevon Bennett

Captain Denny, understudy for George Wickham

Georgianna Catala

Mariah, the maid


Jameson Cherilus

George Wickham

John Demetre

Charles Bingley

Jon Gennari

Mrs. Hill

Sydney Jensen

Catherine "Kitty" Bennet, Understudy for Jane Bennet

Tessa Noel

Jane Bennet, understudy for Elizabeth Bennet

 


 

Phoebe Kebabian

Mary Bennet

Danielle Kendler-Rhodes

Lydia Bennet

Mariah Kravitz

Charlotte Lucas, understudy for Mrs. Hill

Laura Rocklyn

Elizabeth Bennet

Jeffrey Rossman

Mr. Bennet

Thomas Samuels

Fitzwilliam Darcy

James Santora

Mr. Hill

Michael Wright

Mr. Collins

Lena Ruth Yasutake

Mrs. Bennet

PRODUCTION

 

Produced by Performing Arts Collaborative in partnership with The Kellogg Estate Trustees
and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection 

 

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice Adapted and Directed by Evelyn Gard

Lauren DeAnne, Assistant Director and Director of Visual Assets
Laura Rocklyn, Dramaturge
Genevieve Ashford, Pre-production Manager

Katie Kelly, Costume and Wardrobe manager

Richard Gard....Tech and Production Support

Alexander Hohurst, Crew and Visual Assets

Miles Contreras, Crew and Visual Assets 

Susan Robinson... Site mangager / event promotion

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

The Kellogg Estate Trustees

Lori Brandt, Assistant Director of State Parks, Director of Education & Outreach CT Department

of Energy & Environmental Protection
 

Susan Robinson, Curator, Osborne Homestead Museum
 

Rhonda Bielik, Willow Tree Montessori 

Little Theater of Manchester

Lena Ruth  Yasutake, Cassandra's Closet

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