Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon |
Directed by Jenn Thompson

In this winning and witty sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the bookish middle child of the Bennet family finally has her day. Constantly overshadowed by her four sisters, Mary Bennet finds hope for a new life beyond her family from an unexpected holiday romance. Austen fans and first-timers alike will find much to love in this alluring comedic tale.

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Enhance Your Experience

  • Join us for a Talk Theatre presentation about Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley on Monday, December 4. Our annual Production Showcase! Take a closer look at the set, the costumes, and the talented artisans who make magic happen on The Rep stage. This Talk Theatre will take place at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road. Tickets are $18 and available here.
  • Stay for Post-Show Discussions with cast members and Rep staff after the following performances: December 6 (matinee), December 7, December 14 and December 20.
  • The Rep and The Novel Neighbor are teaming up to present the Pages & Stages Book Club! Join us at 2 p.m. December 9 for a Victorian-inspired tea and Jane Austen book discussion! By signing up for the club at The Novel Neighbor, you'll get discounts on the book and The Rep's staged version. Learn more here.
  • Our partners at the Saint Louis Art Museum present a free, docent-led tour that ties in with the themes of Miss Bennet. Take a tour showcasing art of Love and Romance in the collection. Tour dates and times:
    • December 2; 11:00 a.m.

    • December 10; 2:00 p.m.

    • December 23; 11:00 a.m.

Age Recommendations

Miss Bennet is recommended for general audiences. The show’s holiday romance is fun for families, but the running time may be too long for the youngest attention spans.

Open Captioning & Live Audio Description

The Rep offers Open Captioning seats in the Left Bay as well as Live Audio Description for the 2 p.m. December 24 performance of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley.


Hearing-impaired patrons can purchase those tickets here. Please note that Open Captioning Seats are only available in the Left Bay area.

At performances presented with Open Captioning, the dialogue spoken or sung by the actors on stage is also displayed in text on an electronic screen visible to one section of the seating area.

Much like Closed Captioning for television programs, Open Captioning presents the spoken or sung portions, as well as sound effects, of the performance in a format accessible to deaf audience members or to patrons who may have difficulty hearing clearly.


Patrons who wish to listen in to live audio description provided by MindsEye Radio can purchase tickets anywhere in the theatre.

The description begins with program notes and stage description 10 minutes prior to the performance. Visual moments of the performance will be described without interfering with the dialogue.

To reserve tickets and description devices, please call the Box Office at 314-968-4925.