Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen,

adapted for the stage by Heather Leigh Brown and Stephanie Sandberg

The scenic design
The scenic design

A turntable within a turntable and the ruins of their former life behind them

The movement of the set
The movement of the set

It's subtle, but this slight movement of the inner turntable allows for a shift in environment

The fabric trees
The fabric trees

In this production we used fabric as a production surface for the leaves of the trees

The sisters
The sisters

Eleanor and Marianne in their moment of grief as Willoughby has destroyed their lives

The gossip chorus descends
The gossip chorus descends

The cast plays a chorus of gossip in addition to their various characters

The light of Sense and Sensibility
The light of Sense and Sensibility

Light tells the story here, helping to highlight areas and moments

And the love happens
And the love happens

Eleanor and Edward, finally together

Marianne's illness
Marianne's illness

Before we can reach the climax of the love story, Marianne falls ill and the light and set reveal this

Character work is key
Character work is key

Using viewpoints technique, we developed very specific physical and vocal characters to tell the story

In this adaptation of Jane Austen's classic, we emphasized the world of gossip that pervades the world.

Scenic design by David Leugs

Lighting design by David Leugs

Costume design by Heather brown