Laura Michelle Kelly And Clifton Davis To Star In 'Austen's Pride'

Laura Michelle Kelly And Clifton Davis are set to star as "Jane Austen" and "Mr. Bennet," respectively, in Austen's Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice. The musical will receive its first full-scale staging at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this fall.

The production will begin previews on October 4 with an October 18 opening. Directed by Igor Goldin, choreographed by Lisa Shriver and music-directed by Matt Perri, and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs; Austen's Pride follows Pride and Prejudice author Jane Austen as she enters into her most famous love story, gaining added insight about both her characters and herself.

The production will play through October 27. For ticketing information click here.

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