Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Appropriate is a brilliantly acute and entertaining, if a bit depressing, deconstruction of the great American family drama.
Jacobs-Jenkins explores how even fairly recent national history can be sanitised and reduced when examined from only one perspective in Appropriate at the Donmar Warehouse.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife! It also seemed to be acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice had landed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre this week, as a healthy house full of enthusiastic theatregoers packed the auditorium to see the popular period piece.
Full casting is announced today for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s acclaimed production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice which, after sell-out performances in 2013, returns this year to conclude the 2016 summer season ahead of a major UK tour in September.