Bernard J. Taylor’s Pride and Prejudice – based on the classic novel by Jane Austen – has been staged more than thirty times to date with great success for the companies concerned. Further productions are under way. Read the review of the BUSOM production.
A show with a number of prominent roles for old and young, it also has plenty of chorus work, with five new chorus numbers added to the score since the CD was recorded. It requires a cast of at least 25, and preferably a lot more.
Elizabeth Bennet, her father’s favourite daughter
Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, generally thought to be aloof and snobbish
Mrs. Bennet, middle aged and prone to hysteria
Mr. Bennet, her long suffering husband
Lydia Bennet, the rebellious daughter
Jane Bennet, the sweet and pretty daughter
Mr. Bingley, a friend of Darcy’s
George Wickham, a smoot talking rogue
Mr. Collins, a priggish and pompous clergyman
Lady Catherine de Bourge, a haughty grande dame
Kitty and Mary Bennet, Elizabeth’s younger sisters
Caroline Bingley, Mr. Bingley’s sister
Charlotte Lucas, a friend of Elizabeth
Anne de Bourge
Mrs. Charles Bennet
Chorus (minimum of 12)
1st, 2nd & 3rd Servant (At the Ball), Toffs & Plebs (What An Hour At Church Will Do), Soldiers, Townsfolk, Girls (Soldiers’ Song), Pemberley Staff (The Finest Man We Know), etc.
Please see Production Information for licensing contacts. Libretto, orchestrations, midi files and backing tracks are available upon request.