MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A young actress will make her national debut at the Guthrie Theater opposite Vincent Kartheiser of TV’s “Mad Men.”
Ashley Rose Montondo has joined the cast of this summer’s new production of “Pride and Prejudice.”READ MORE: Maple Grove Man Convicted Of Murder In Wife's Shooting Death
Montondo assumes the featured role of Elizabeth Bennet following the sudden departure of Erin Krakow.
She will play opposite Kartheiser, a Minneapolis native who will star as the arrogant Mr. Darcy.READ MORE: ‘Our Business is Down Over 50%’: Deadly St. Paul Bar Shooting Impacts Surrounding Businesses
Montondo is a 2011 graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program. She previously appeared at the Guthrie in 2011 in “Charley’s Aunt.”
Guthrie head Joe Dowling will direct “Pride and Prejudice.” It will mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s novel.
Previews begin on July 6. “Pride and Prejudice” runs through Aug. 31.MORE NEWS: None Hurt After Shots Fired Inside Plymouth Movie Theater
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