First Impressions follows Mrs. Bennett, a determined matriarch with dreams of London society, who sets her sights on marrying off her headstrong daughter, Elizabeth, to the wealthy Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy. The comedic clash of personalities unfolds as Elizabeth challenges societal norms, and Darcy grapples with his own pride. Amid misunderstandings and social intricacies, both characters learn to look beyond first impressions.
Music/Lyrics: George Weiss, Robert Goldman, Glenn Paxton
Book: Abe Burrows
Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)
Cast Size: 25+
Setting: 1810s / England
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
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