The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth’s intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved, tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn! Literature’s greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical.
See it if You enjoy non-traditional takes on classics, like farce and silliness, can forgive slightly cynical perspective on love and marriage.
Don't see it if you are immune to the real creativity behind a low budget production such as this, with great acting and ingenious stagecraft from f. POV.
See it if you enjoy great actors, especially the men, playing multiple gender bending roles, quick changes, pop music, & a love story (sort of).
Don't see it if u r not open to a different interpretation of Austen. Although it was fun much of the time, I didn't care about the characters.
Also Lively but tiresome.
See it if You want to see a horrible interpretation of Pride and Prejudice. If you like cheap laughs this show is for you.
Don't see it if You hate long shows where the plot goes nowhere. Horrible interpretation of this novel/movie.
See it if Fiasco's and Bedlam's trunk show stagings of Shakespeare delight you and you're open to the same approach for a Jane Austen adaptation.
Don't see it if you insist that Fitzwilliam Darcy look like a dashing young Laurence Olivier or a messy-haired Colin Firth.
See it if you like slapstick or physical comedy (there's a bit w/ a chair that's roll-on-the-floor hysterical) & don't mind your Austen untraditional.
Don't see it if you don't like the above! Also, see my, er, "see also" for a pretty strong caveat on the gender politics of the double casting.
See it if You appreciate parodies/adaptations. See it if you love Kate Hamill or if you don't yet know her. Wee it if you love fabulous acting. See it
Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this play.
See it if You want a fresh take on a classic. You admire Kate Hamill's adaptations. You like talented actors playing multiple roles.
Don't see it if You are wedded to a conventional version of a classic. You prefer the serious to the screwball.
See it if you are a fan of the original story, enjoyed Kate Hamill's previous adaptations, like superb physical comedy and ensemble-driven productions
Don't see it if Austen stories aren't your thing or you dislike quirky adaptations of classic works
See it if you enjoy lovingly irreverent, incredibly clever, fast-paced, and cheeks-hurt-from-laughing drama
Don't see it if you really can't stand even modernised funny period drama, struggle with fast dialogue, or with body-language intensive plays
See it if You love P&P and you want to see a smart, careful, and truly well-done adaptation performed and directed incredibly well.
Don't see it if Mild anachronisms (non-period music, etc.) will bother you.
See it if you enjoy cleverly focused & modernized, physically entertaining retelling of a classic, told via great performances
Don't see it if you are a purist when it comes to the novel, or wouldn't enjoy an interpretation that lets the story have fun with its own tropes
See it if you want to see a fun, imaginative, well written and acted interpretation of a classic.
Don't see it if you don't like; plays, interpretations of classics, a fun night out at the theatre.
See it if you love the book; this is a really funny interpretation & presentation of the characters & the story. I've enjoyed all Hamill's adaptations
Don't see it if you want it to be serious or flawless. Lizzy and Darcy are not my preferred versions of these characters
See it if You liked Hamill's Sense & Sensibility and you don't mind skipping the 2nd act. You like scripts where actors play more than one character.
Don't see it if You don't want to sit through a boring 2nd act with an insipid ending.
See it if You are looking for a fresh take on Jane Austen. You enjoy slapstick comedy. You like a small cast playing multiple roles.
Don't see it if You are a traditional Jane Austen fan. You do not enjoy modern elements including modern music added to a 19th century themed show.
See it if you enjoyed Kate Hamill's Sense and Sensibility and would like to see another work by her. This is good but not as outstanding and creative
Don't see it if You would only like a traditional rendering of the novel
See it if You love Austen in action. This play is a fresh comedic take on a classic.
Don't see it if You prefer a traditional unedited production of Austen. There is a touch of agressive over-acting by Elizabeth at the end.
See it if you know Pride & Prejudice well, enjoy farce and physical comedy and love experiencing a terrific ensemble cast having a ball together.
Don't see it if I think this show is probably best enjoyed if you know the plot of Pride & Prejudice and the various characters.
See it if You are a fan of the book and don't mind an irreverent take on a classic, if you enjoy laughing, if you like a bit of music & dance.
Don't see it if You are a literary purist and prefer a straightforward rendition of a classic, if you prefer drama to comedy.
See it if you're intrigued by the character of Mary and want to see her take some of the spotlight
Don't see it if you have low tolerance for slapstick solely for the sake of slapstick
See it if You might like a modern take on this classic. Kate Hamill matches wits with Jane Austen and lands it - a great job.
Don't see it if You haven't read the original or you just had an operation that puts you at great risk if you laugh.