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Act 1 Productions
Spend the holiday season with your favorite Pride and Prejudice characters as they gather at Pemberley, the stately home of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy.


"How lovely it will be to celebrate Christmas

together as a family again." The show


captures the essence of family and

Christmas spirit. "I would be so very happy if you shared it with me Ms. Bennet."


You see our wonderful Christmas tree set is truly 

amazing. "I know I'm meant to be the middle sister


and everyone expects that I shall care for mother and father until

they die and mr. Collins takes


possession of Longbourn and I end up in

someone's attic." This is a great way to


spend your holiday season. "What should I do? Sit." Come join us

at Christmas at Beverly and you get to


join in and relive the essence of Pride

and Prejudice, a love and true story and


you get to join it in this wonderful

Christmas spirit.

This imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s masterwork, set two years after the novel ends, features middle-sister Mary Bennet as its unlikely heroine. Tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings’ romantic escapades, Mary longs for the chance to be the champion of her own story. As the family gathers to celebrate Christmas, the arrival of the shy Arthur de Bourgh sparks bookish Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love. A clever and charming tale brimming with holiday warmth, humor, and romance, Christmas at Pemberley will delight Austen fans and new-comers alike! (Ages 8+)

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