Local theater company to present a Jane Austen festival

The Reduxion Theatre will celebrate the works of Jane Austen during a three-day festival Thursday through Saturday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: June 10, 2012

The Reduxion Theatre will celebrate the writings of Jane Austen during a three-day festival scheduled Thursday through Saturday at the theater, 1613 N Broadway. A costume exhibit, dance demonstration and dance workshop presented by Scissortail Traditional Dance Society kicks off the festival at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Music will be provided by Ladies at Play.

A staged reading of “Pride and Prejudice” will begin 7:30 p.m. Friday. Best-selling author Linda Berdoll will discuss her journey from fan to author of the “Pride and Prejudice” sequels: “Mr. Darcy Takes A Wife,” “Darcy & Elizabeth” and “The Ruling Passion” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“The Jane Austen Festival is a rare opportunity to celebrate the author's work and enjoy Regency era costumes, dance, music and literature at a live event in Oklahoma City,” said Reduxion's managing director Erin Woods.

For more information, call 651-3191 or go to www.reduxiontheatre.com.