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GC Theatre: “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”
November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$10
Greensboro College Theatre presents “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Jefferson-Pilot Professor of Theatre David Schram, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 7-9, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 9-10, Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center, Odell Building. All tickets $10; reserve tickets by calling 336-272-7102, ext. 5242, or email email@example.com. Free parking available behind the college’s Admissions Welcome Center at West Market Street and College Place.
A sequel to Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” set two years after the novel ends, “Miss Bennet” continues the story, only this time with bookish middle-sister Mary as its unlikely heroine. Mary is growing tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings’ romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love.