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Pride & Prejudice (Theater for the New City)
East Village
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Pride & Prejudice (Theater for the New City) NYC Reviews and Tickets

82%
(24 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
17%
Negative
0%
Members say
Clever, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

About the Show

A new musical adaptation of literature's most famous society romance: the meeting of the independent-minded Elizabeth and the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy.

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Member Reviews (24)

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Overrated, Quirky, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if You like quirky silly attempts at humor, slapstick, pratfalls

Don't see it if You think youre going to see anything like the book or like sense and sensibility. Read more

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Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you appreciate wonderful acting in a creatively staged version of Pride and P. Some slapstick, but overall a magical evening in theater.

Don't see it if you are a word-for-word fan of P & P and can't brook any meddling with the text.

Critic Reviews (2)

June 23rd, 2015

"The great trouble with 'Pride and Prejudice' from a production standpoint is it doesn't quite exit the vibe of 'community theater.' Transitions are messy. The scenic elements don't match. The acting is all over the map...This production of 'Pride and Prejudice' needs assistance in the slicing and dicing of fluff material in order to something of note."
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June 21st, 2015

"The show is a dud. Awkward pacing, poorly timed light and sound cues and musical interludes, confused-looking choreography, and abruptly ended scenes lend an amateurish quality to the universe created for these professional actors. But with all the effort and energy that have gone into this big, ambitious show, these commendable actors are let down by the material. 'Pride and Prejudice' is still a darn good story, but this musical doesn’t do it very proud."
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