Our friends at Seattle Public Library put together a reading list just for our production, with plenty of titles to feed your interest before and after the show.
To view a full annotated list and place holds on items visit
Seattle Public Library’s website.
Get ready for Kate Hamill’s adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by (re)reading Austen’s beloved classic novel.
In this retelling of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE from the servants’ perspectives, Baker’s attention to historical detail is outmatched only by the emotional complexity of her characters.
Who better than the clever Jane Austen to solve her neighborhood’s mysteries? When a friend’s husband is poisoned, Jane uncovers many possible suspects, including a greedy landlord and resentful kin.
Bride & Prejudice
DVD - 2005
This 2004 Bollywood adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE boasts a talented cast and fantastic dance numbers.
No Austen list is complete without Bridget Jones: single, 30-something Bridget begins a diary to keep track of cigarettes smoked and alcohol consumed, as well as her romantic entanglements.
Two near-future, time-traveling researchers are sent to 1815 to retrieve an unfinished Austen novel and determine the cause of her death. Unexpected romance and intrigue complicates their mission.
Six Californians get together monthly to discuss Austen’s novels and their own personal dramas.
Modern-day Jane’s Austen obsession is affecting her happiness, as no boyfriend has been able to live up to Mr. Darcy. Will a trip to an immersive Austen resort finally allow her to kick her obsession?
Six years after the events of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Elizabeth’s and Darcy’s happy lives are plunged into upheaval by Wickham’s murder.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
DVD - 2014
Originally aired in 1995, this beloved six-hour-long BBC/A&E co-production stars Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet and Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.
A 21st-century version of Austen’s classic told via vlog (video blog) entries, this charming YouTube series gained quite a devoted fan base and was later adapted into a novel.
From the best-selling author of Prep comes a modern retelling of a classic. Liz may be a magazine writer and Darcy a neurosurgeon, but Sittenfeld still captures Austen’s humor and social criticism.
Written in the style of a play (with each act set in a different Austen residence), this well-researched biography provides an engaging commentary on Austen’s life and writings.