Welcome to Getting Local With Jane, our weekly feature in which we list upcoming local events of interest to Jane Austen enthusiasts. Even if your hometown doesn’t appear in this list, keep checking back each week–you never know when Jane might drop by your neighborhood.
March 19-21, Portola Valley, California: The Priory School presents Pride and Prejudice. Shows are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5-7.
Through March 22, 2009, Somerset, New Jersey: The Villagers Theatre presents Pride and Prejudice. Shows Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets $14-16 and are available online. MyCentralJersey.com has a review.
March 27, 2009, Waltham, Massachusetts: Gore Place presents “Boston in the Jane Austen Era: A Lady and a Maid.” Tickets are $8 advance, $10 at the door, members are free. Call (781) 894-2798 to purchase advance tickets.
April 1, 2009, Oxford: The Sunday Times-Oxford Literary Festival will include a panel on “The Greatest English Novel,” which just might be Pride and Prejudice. The panel features John Carey, Kathryn Hughes, PD James, and John Walsh, and is chaired by David Grylls. The panel is on April 1 at Christ Church Marquee. Tickets are £7.50 and are available online.
April 23-25, Chester, Virginia: Thomas Dale High School presents Pride and Prejudice at 7:30 each evening. Tickets are $5-7 and available at the door 30 minutes prior to the show.
February 27-October 4, 2010, Ashland, Oregon: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival presents Pride and Prejudice as part of its 2010 season. Not much info available yet, but mark your calendars.
March 10-April 3, 2010, London, Ontario: The Grand Theatre presents Pride and Prejudice as part of its 2009-2010 season. Not much info available yet, but mark your calendars.