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Duration: 6 Jul - 3 Aug
Location: Circa One
Price: $30 - $55
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Director Penny Ashton
Set and costume design Ian Harman
Producer Gavin Rutherford
Musical director Gareth Farr

‘What point is there to life but to share one’s joys!’

A classic tale of sisters, suitors and losing your senses. Six spectacular women breathe life into 24 characters in this colourful romp through the British Regency period. Left destitute on their father’s death, sensible Elinor and madly passionate Marianne are seeking true love and happiness – but just what secrets are the gentlemen hiding behind their flannel waistcoats ? Based on Jane Austen’s masterpiece, Sense and Sensibility is the latest rambunctious rewrite by Penny Ashton (Olive Copperbottom, Promise and Promiscuity) and is Ashton’s directorial debut. Austen fans and novices alike will delight in the hilarity, throbbing hearts and vivid theatricality of this bold production.

“Comedy is hard… – it’s serious stuff – and this is bloody funny.” Flat City Field Notes

“…Ashton’s adaptation is perfection”. Theatreview

“Instantly, we know we’re in good hands with her hilarious, and energising narrative.” Promise and Promiscuity, Dominion Post

6 Jul – 3 Aug
Preview 5 July
Sunday Special 7 July
Q&A night Tuesday 9 July
Choose Your Price Night Wednesday 10 July
Circa One

Tues – Thurs 6.30pm, Fri – Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm