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First Edition: July 28, 2022

Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center presents & # 34; Pride and Prejudice & # 34; Outdoors in Plain Field

(Plainfield, NJ)- The plainfield du Cret School front porch turns into a British regency family home. Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center Introducing the outdoor performance of pride and prejudice August 19-21. Lizzie will see Darcy as she climbs the stairs to the porch. Collins wanders the garden with Charlotte, and Jane and Bingley dance under the trees in the August breeze.

Dragonfly, a non-profit theater company specializing in diverse stories and casts, has re-released a series of summer plays at the duCret School of the Arts in Plainfield. pride and prejudice Is the second play in the 3-play series and is an irreverent adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. By the respected playwright and actress Kate Hamill. This program was partially made possible by a 2022 HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) grant from the Union County Commission of the County Commission.

This hilarious version of the beloved story explores the absurdity and thrill of finding your perfect (or incomplete) match in life. Candid Lizzie Bennett is determined not to marry, despite increasing pressure from her mother who is worried about her society and households. But when she’s vaguely handsome, gentle and entertaining, and on a walk that makes Mr. Darcy impossible, Lizzie is thrown! Other characters include muttering heirs, synonym-spitting ministers, and coughing sisters who tend to appear at the most unexpected moments. The greatest story of potential love in literature has never felt so dramatic, vibrant and more interesting than this enthusiastic adaptation.

Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center presents & # 34; Pride and Prejudice & # 34; Outdoors in Plain Field

The cast includes Edison’s dragonfly rookie Hore Antoinette as Lizzie, Monroe Township’s dragonfly graduate Elena Marie Abdu as Mrs. Bennet, Kelly Blanco of Colonia as Charlotte, and Craig Mayer of Plainfield as Mr. Bennet. Includes Corey Mosley of North Plainfield as Mr. Darcy, and Tim O’Connor of Plainfield as Mr. Collins, along with other talented actors. The creative team consists of Meachen Director and Dragonfly Artistic Director Catherine Lamorrow, Newark Assistant Director Asia MacKnight, Colonia Stage Crew Chief Aidan Oruk, and Iselin Stage Manager Jada Davis.

Pride and prejudice It will take place on Friday, August 19th at 6:30 pm. Saturday, August 20, 8:00 pm. And 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 21st.ticket is Available for purchase Online and at the venue. Performances on Friday and Sunday will take place outdoors at the du Cret School of the Arts on Central Avenue 1030 in Plainfield, NJ. Saturday performances will take place in the duCret auditorium. Participants are required to bring their own chairs for the Friday and Sunday shows. If it rains, the performance will be transferred indoors to the duCret auditorium. Tickets are $ 20.00 for adults and $ 15 for seniors and students. Visit the Dragonfly website. DragonflyArtsNJ.com For more information, or call 908-930-3210.

Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center presents & # 34; Pride and Prejudice & # 34; Outdoors in Plain Field

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