Tuesday October 20, 2020

Stage: Austen's masterpiece gets musical makeover

Pride and Prejudice: The Musical, Everyman Palace, Cork, 14-31 August. Directed by Richard Croxford. Rating: 3/5. Reviewed by Deirdre O'Shaughnessy.

24th August, 2013
Neil McDermott and Hazel Gardner in Pride And Prejudice: The Musical. Photo: Neil Harrison

Pride and Prejudice: The Musical


It is a truth universally acknowledged that, for a musical to work, the characters must be open about their feelings and, above all, uncomplicated; this is at least one of the reasons why Jane Austen's seminal 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice, has never been made into a musical before now.

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