Jen Taylor Loves Jane Austen More Than You

Publications & Media Manager Shannon Loys sat down with our very own Jen Taylor, currently playing Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. Jen has adapted two novels for Book-It and was most recently on our stage in Truth Like the Sun. Shannon Loys: So is it fair to say you love Jane Austen? Jen Taylor: Yeah, it’s super …

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An Event for Literature Lovers

We hope you’ll join us in the Center Theatre lobby on Friday, December 5 from 5:00 – 7:00pm for a free holiday event. Enjoy a little pre-show gift shopping with Storiarts Literary Apparel while sipping delicious J Bookwalter Wines, our favorite literary-themed vintner! We’re excited to introduce you to Storiarts, a local company which creates wearable …

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The Marriage of Love and Money

Pride and Prejudice is on stage at Book-It, now through December 28. Dramaturgy by Anthea Carns. In a society where single women had few legal rights of their own, it’s little wonder that the Bennet sisters and their peers have matchmaking on their minds. In Austen’s lifetime, a smart match was the goal for almost …

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Notes from the director of Pride and Prejudice

I first staged this production of this wonderful novel fourteen years ago and to return to it now after so long is as poignant as encountering a long lost friend—I imagine it must feel the same for people who know and love this novel so well when they reread it after many year

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Newlyweds in Austen

Publications & Media Manager Shannon Loys sat down with our Pride and Prejudice newlyweds, Amy and Trick Danneker. Amy (formerly Amy Hill) is playing Kitty Bennet and Trick is playing Mr. Bingley. SHANNON: Congratulations on getting married! AMY: Thank you! S: It was a big deal in the theatre community, yeah? Two beloved local actors getting …

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