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Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) Performances Extended By One Week Until January 14, 2024!

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: John Karastamatis, Sue Toth, Erin Nantais


“Riotously funny…gloriously entertaining…frankly sensational.” – Variety 

“Completely faithful to the book but also a raucously irreverent romp.” – The London Daily Mail  

“This is “Pride and Prejudice” with a party vibe. “Are you having a good time?” we’re asked, to which the audience responded at the curtain call by leaping to their feet.” – New York Times 

PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF), the Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy and Evening Standard Award for Isobel McArthur, begins performances at Toronto’s CAA Theatre on December 14, 2023 and due to popular demand has been extended by one week through January 14, 2024.  

Tickets are now on sale at or by calling 1.800.461.3333. 

PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) is a unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story. Men, money and microphones will be fought over in this irreverent but affectionate adaptation where the stakes couldn’t be higher when it comes to romance.  This “smart, laugh out loud funny” (Daily Telegraph) show features a string of pop classics including Young Hearts Run Free, Will You Love Me Tomorrow and You’re So Vain. 

PRIDE & PREJUDICE* (*SORT OF) is directed by Olivier and Evening Standard Theatre Award Winner Isobel Mcarthur and Simon Harvey. Comedy staging is by Jos Houben, design by Ana Inés Jabares-Pita, lighting by Colin Grenfell, musical supervision by Michael John McCarthy, sound design by Michael John McCarthy and Luke Swaffield for Autograph and choreography by Emily Jane Boyle. 


Ruth Brotherton  

Ruth trained as an actor musician at Guildford School of Acting. Theatre includes Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) (UK tour), As You Like It (UK tour), Estella (UK tour), Puss in Boots (Market), Twelfth Night (UK tour), Robin Hood (Queen’s, Hornchurch), and Piramania! The Swashbuckling Pirate Musical (Upstairs at The Gatehouse & Edinburgh Fringe). Credits whilst training include Anne Boleyn, Betty Blue Eyes and Our Town

Olivia Dowd  

Olivia trained with the National Youth Theatre Rep Company where she played the titular role of Macbeth at the Garrick Theatre (West End). She has since appeared in shows at the Soho Theatre, Camden Roundhouse and Lyric Hammersmith as well as the sell out run of Grills at the Camden People's Theatre, for which she was a co-writer. Her TV credits include Doctors and EastEnders (BBC).  She has recorded over 60 audiobooks for all major publishers and won Best British Director at the British Short Film Awards for her recent short film, Minutes

Christina Gordon  

Christina trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Theatre includes: Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) – Olivier Nomination, Best Actress in a Supporting Role – (Criterion, Tron, UK tour), Kidnapped (NTS, UK tour), The Stamping Ground (Eden Court), The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil (Dundee Rep/NTS tour), Glory on Earth (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), Ali The Magic Elf (Tron Theatre), Rocket Post (National Theatre of Scotland), Witness for the Prosecution, The Witches, Midsummer (Dundee Rep), Still Game: Live 2 (Phil McIntyre), The Music of AR Rahman (BBC SSO), Mancub (Cumbernauld Theatre). Film & TV includes: Mimi! (Jupiter Artland), Make Me Up (Hopscotch Films), Princess Emmy (Studio 100 & Red Kite Animations). Radio includes: My Big Sister’s Birthday (BBC Scotland).  

Lucy Gray  

Lucy trained at LAMDA and graduated in 2021. She made her professional debut understudying in Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) at the Criterion and then was moved into the cast as Tillie for the national tour. Alongside acting she is a writer and theatre-maker and has worked with the National Theatre of Great Britain on their ‘Writing for Theatre’ course as well as creating her own work. She is currently developing a musical comedy with Co-Star Dannie Harris. Lucy is also a drag king and has just finished on Soho Theatre’s ‘Drag and Cabaret Lab’. Theatre whilst training includes Fen, Red Velvet, Blue Stockings, Measure for Measure, Women of Troy, Sweeney Todd. Other credits include Rapid Write Response: Milk and Gall (Theatre503), The Gunpowder Plot (Layered Reality). 

Dannie Harris  

Dannie trained at Drama Centre London (where another Darcy, Colin Firth, also trained). UK theatre credits include:

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