Director Timothy Douglas Discusses the Upcoming University of Michigan Production of 'Pride and Prejudice'

Sunday November 2, 2008: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Jane Austen’s beloved novel "Pride and Prejudice" has enraptured over 20 million readers and never been out of print since its debut in 1813. Timothy Douglas will direct the University of Michigan’s Department of Theater and Drama production of the classic, in performances on December 4-7 at the Power Center. Douglas will discuss the challenges of bringing this timeless novel to the stage for modern audiences.

Timothy Douglas has directed many theater productions and, as an actor, has appeared regionally, off-Broadway, and on television. As a Linklater-designated voice instructor, he served on the faculties of Emerson College, American Conservatory Theater, Shakespeare & Company, National Theatre Conservatory, University of Southern California, the Theatre School at DePaul University and New Zealand Drama School.