University Theatre presents 'Pride and Prejudice'

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Photo of student-actors Trevor Morgan and Tamsen Glaser.

Actors Trevor Morgan and Tamsen Glaser (Photo credit: John Lacko)

KALAMAZOO—Western Michigan University theatre students will perform the classic "Pride and Prejudice" Oct. 24 through Nov. 3 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Purchase tickets online: wmutheatre.com

Performance schedule

  • Thursday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 1, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m.

In the 1813 Jane Austen classic, the strong-headed Elizabeth Bennett—forced to marry for financial security—enters into a scandalous excursion of love and courtship. "Pride and Prejudice" offers a window into a world of desperate spinsters, determined bachelors, nosy neighbors and embarrassing relatives.

Under the direction of Benjamin Reigel with Stage Manager Afton Earp, the all-student cast includes Nathan Alford-Tate, Bruce Brown Jr., Curtis Elswick, Katrina Ezeiyi, Tamsen Glaser, Erica Gunaca, Mariel Horn, Allison Hunt, Hilary Jimenez, Rob Johnson, Devin Juleff, Aleksander Krapivkin, Emily McKay, Taylor McKinstry, Michael Mendez, Trevor Morgan, Jonathan Nieves, Sarah Rice, Peyton Riley, Sophie Scanlon, Ali Shea, Lauren Ufkes, Phil Vasquez, Anna Webber and Heather Zurowski.

Graduating music theatre performance majors will give free performances following some shows.

Tickets

All seating for "Pride and Prejudice" at Williams Theatre is general admission. Tickets are $20, $18 for senior citizens and WMU employees, $5 for WMU students and $10 for all other students. They are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at wmutheatre.com, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex or Miller Auditorium ticket offices. Group discounts are available by calling (269) 387-3227.

For more information, contact Emily Duguay, University Theatre, at emily.duguay@wmich.edu or (269) 387-6222.