Rockville Little Theatre’s ‘Pride@Prejudice’ wins Outstanding Production at Maryland Community Theatre Festival

The company now advances to the Eastern States Theatre Festival in April.

Rockville Little Theatre performed a 45-minute selection from their recent production of Pride@Prejudice by Daniel Elihu Kramer at the Maryland Community Theatre Festival ( held in La Plata on February 11–12, 2023. Pride@Prejudice was originally performed at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville, MD, from January 28 to February 5.

RLT competed against six other productions: Kentland’s Community Players, Port Tobacco Players, Raging Hag Productions, Newtowne Players, New Direction Community Theatre, and The British Players.

The cast of ‘Pride@Prejudice’: (front row) Meghan Williams Elkins, Niranjali Amerasinghe, Lena Winter; (back row) Ian Swank, Joseph Coracle. Photo by Greg Skolnik.

Pride@Prejudice was directed by Laura W. Andruski and produced by Teresa Gillcrist. The Assistant Director/Technical Director was Aaron Skolnik. The cast included Niranjali Amerasinghe, Lena Winter, Meghan Williams Elkins, Ian Swank, and Joseph Coracle.
Pride@Prejudice garnered the following accolades:

● Outstanding Stage Manager to Aaron Skolnik,
● Outstanding Ensemble Performance,
● Outstanding Achievement in Acting to John Coracle,
● Ed-Ro-Char Award for Technical Excellence, and
● Outstanding Production.

The win for Outstanding Production allows Rockville Little Theatre the opportunity to take their production to the Eastern States Theatre Festival ( in Wilmington, DE, April 14–16.

Celebrating Rockville Little Theatre’s win for Outstanding Production: David Gross, president, Maryland Community Theatre Festival Association; Teresa Gillcrist, ‘Pride@Prejudice’ producer; Laura W. Andruski, ‘Pride@Prejudice’ director; and Scott Bloom, vice-president, Maryland Community Theatre Festival Association. Photo by Vanessa Bisbee Markowitz.

Rockville Little Theatre (RLT) was founded in 1948 and is the oldest continuously operating 501(c)3 nonprofit live theatre in the Rockville area. RLT provides high-quality performances at reasonable prices and strives to entertain, enlighten and educate all who attend their theatrical events. RLT offers an opportunity for community members to step out of their everyday lives and assume new roles as playwrights, actors, directors, costume designers, set designers, and audiences.


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