“Pride and Prejudice” to be Staged on FDU’s College at Florham


Madison, NJ – September 25, 2008 – “Pride and Prejudice,” seen on TV in 1995 as an Emmy nominated miniseries, and again produced as a movie in 2005, will be staged by the students of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham from Thursday, October 9 through Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m. and at 2:30 on Sunday, October 12.

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 973 443 8644 ext 4.

This romantic comedy focuses on 19th century life and antics of the Bennett family, whose priority is the securing of suitable husbands for five daughters.

Jason King Jones directs this Jane Austen classic 1813 novel, using the recently refreshed version written by Jon Jory, the producing director of Actors Theatre of Louisville and founder of its Humana Festival of New American Plays.

A special performance for 450 high school students of area schools will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 10. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a “talk back” with the cast, director and design team.

For further production information, contact Stephen Hollis, 973-443-8467 or hollis@fdu.edu

For Immediate Release

Dreyfuss

Office of Public Relations

Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University

1000 River Road

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Gretchen Johnson

201 692 7032

gjohnson@fdu.edu

 

Office of Public Relations

College at Florham

Fairleigh Dickinson University

285 Madison Avenue

Madison, NJ 07940

Scott Giglio

973 443 8756

giglio@fdu.edu

Lillian Lukac

973 443 8661

lukac@fdu.edu