Lizzie Bennett Then and Now: Adapting Pride and Prejudice

Miller Learning Center Room 171

Lizzie Bennett

Lizzie Bennett Then and Now:
Adapting Pride and Prejudice for Theatre, Film, and the Web


A panel discussion in conjunction with the Department of Theatre and Film Studies production of Pride and Prejudice.

Panelists include:

  • Alexandra Edwards, Emmy award winner for Web Series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Phd candidate UGA Dept of English.
  • Dr. Roxanne Eberle, Author of Chastity and Transgression in Women's Writing, 1792-1897, Associate Professor UGA English Dept
  • George Contini, Director of UGA production of Pride and Prejudice, Associate Professor Dept of Theatre and Film Studies
  • Kayla Sklar, Mass Media and Marketing Major, Grady New Media Institute.

This panel will discuss the interpretation, adaptation, and rethinking of Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice over the years from novel to stage play, to film, to webseries. What themes remain constant? What themes are particularly relevant for today's audiences? What's all the fuss about Mr. Darcy?
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm