Contest Winner to Propose at Premiere of Swine Palace Production of “Pride & Prejudice” Feb. 3, Online Video Stream Available

02/03/2012 03:47 PM

As part of the Feb. 3 opening night festivities for Swine Palace’s stage version of Jane Austen’s beloved 1813 classic novel, “Pride and Prejudice,” a 23-year-old male contest winner will have the opportunity to propose on stage following the performance’s curtain call.


The performance will take place on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Claude L. Shaver Theatre, located in the Music & Dramatic Arts Building on Dalrymple Drive.


In addition to the proposal opportunity, the contest winner received four complimentary tickets to the production and a complimentary engagement photography session from husband-and-wife photography team MadTight Photography. The winner also received a free makeover, haircut and style for the couple and a styling starter kit from Salon Dolce in Baton Rouge.


Any media wishing to attend the opening performance and/or cover the proposal is asked to contact Jacquelyn Craddock with Swine Palace at 225-578-9277 or email to confirm attendance and for further information.


Swine Palace will also offer an online video stream of the marriage proposal. The stream, which includes embed options, can be accessed by visiting


Swine Palace’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” features performances Feb. 1-19, including matinee performances. For more information, visit

Aaron  Looney 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, February 3, 2012