Sense and Sensibility (Whipday)

Sense and Sensibility (Whipday)

Sense and Sensibility (Whipday)

by: Emma Whipday, Brian McMahon

by: Emma Whipday, Brian McMahon

Sense and Sensibility (Whipday)

Sense and Sensibility (Whipday)

by: Emma Whipday, Brian McMahon

by: Emma Whipday, Brian McMahon

Overview

When Mr. Dashwood dies, he leaves behind him a fine estate – but the law dictates that this must go to his eldest son, John, leaving his wife and daughters bereft. The Dashwood women must learn to embrace a new life, for better or for worse. Sisters Marianne (a hopeless romantic) and Elinor (a stoic realist) experience the pitfalls of society, the generosity of new friends, and the passion of unexpected love in this funny and poignant adaptation of Jane Austen’s exquisite early work. Battling vicious gossip, painful secrets, and the well-meaning interference of would-be matchmaker Mrs. Jennings, the Dashwood sisters learn the importance of both sense and sensibility.

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature), Period
  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13), Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Emma Whipday

Emma Whipday is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at UCL. She is also a Globe Education Lecturer at Shakespeare’s Globe. Emma studied English at Oxford, and has received an MA and PhD in Shakespeare from University College London (UCL). She has taught at UCL; Brasenose College, Oxford; and the Royal Central School of Spee ...

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Brian McMahon

Brian McMahon is a founding member and the Artistic Director of Reverend Productions, a repertory theatre company based in Oxford, England. Brian has performed in London's West End and on tour in the UK and internationally. Recent work has included Reverend's 2016 productions of Jekyll and Hyde and Nerve, a new English ...

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