20 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018
What if the Bennett sisters were the Bennett brothers and Darcy was Marcy?
I Love You Because takes one of the most beloved stories of our time – Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice – and reverses the genders and sets it in modern-day New York! Will the universal themes of unrequited love and misunderstood intentions still resonate when an uptight greeting card writer meets a flighty photographer? What advice will their friends and siblings provide them with on the journey?
Featuring six of Adelaide’s finest talents in opera and music theatre this hilariously funny and beautifully poignant musical is sure to make you wonder if life is like a seesaw!
This production will take place at Goodwood Institute, the theatre where Emma Knights made her musical theatre pit debut 20 years ago this year! Don’t be fooled by this production taking place in a theatre, it will be just as immersive as you would expect from an Emma Knights Production!
Music by JOSHUA SALZMAN & Book & Lyrics by RYAN CUNNINGHAM
Based on the novel “Pride & Prejudice” by Jane Austen