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Raves for MISS BENNET across the country!


“Pitched at a carefully contemporary feminist tangent by the gifted playwright Lauren Gunderson, working here with Margot Melcon, “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” is a droll and quite delicious seasonal sequel to “Pride and Prejudice,” a period pairing of Mary with a gentleman as awkwardly bookish as herself and thus a celebration of nerd love in all its overeducated glory. An unstuffy, highly entertaining and warm-spirited work, the kind of thing multiple generations can enjoy together.” – Chicago Tribune 

“But now comes ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,’ the newly imagined, utterly beguiling dramatic ‘sequel’ to Austen’s novel … The show is a gem — ideal for the holiday season but also sure to prove evergreen.” – Chicago Sun-Times

“If you’re already a Jane Austen fan, seeing Marin Theatre Company’s “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” is akin to discovering “Pride and Prejudice” for the first time. Written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, it’s driven forward by effervescent wit, the will-they-or-won’t-they-except-obviously-they-will thrills of a perfectly constructed love story, and stirring, eloquent philosophical discussions about duty — to one’s family, and most importantly to oneself.” – San Francisco Chronicle