Backstage with BJ: Miss Bennet
A mid-day discussion with Artistic Director BJ Jones about Miss Bennet, featuring guest artists offering behind-the-scenes insight into the production while it is still in rehearsal.Read More
Explore the historical and literary context of Miss Bennet through a discussion and Q&A session with Scenic Designer Jacqueline Penrod.
This event is free and open to the public.
Approximately one hour.
Richard and Jacqueline are very happy to be collaborating once again with Northlight, having previously designed Gee’s Bend, Pride and Prejudice, Tuesdays with Morrie, The Mystry of Irma Vep, At Wit’s End, and Over the Tavern. Recent designs include: Pygmalion, Northanger Abbey, Love and Information, and The Importance of Being Earnest (Remy Bumppo); Apartment 3A, and Stick Fly (Windy City Playhouse); Nice Work If You Can Get It, Big Fish, and All Shook Up (Theatre at the Center); Richard III (Gift Theatre at Steppenwolf); Mud Sky Blue (Red Orchid); Luck of the Irish and Welcome Home Jenny Sutter (Next); Hank Williams: Lost Highway (American Blues Theatre); Barnum and The Christmas Schooner (Mercury) and Around The World In Eighty Days (Lookingglass). They have received many nominations and awards for their design work. Jacqueline is an Associate Professor in the Theatre Department at Columbia College Chicago. Richard runs the technical theatre program for New Trier High School.