By Kate Hamill

based on the novel by Jane Austen

Directed by Taibi Magar

a gossip-driven comedy of reason and romance

Playwright Kate Hamill gives us a fresh, comic take on Jane Austen’s beloved novel. This eminently theatrical adaptation follows two radically different sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—in the wake of their father’s death, as they face wave after wave of dance partners and dinner parties amid an English society mad for gossip.


“…an unconditional delight…invigorating…”
NY Times

“Perhaps the greatest stage adaptation of this novel in history.”
Huffington Post


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‘Sense and Sensibility’ playwright Kate Hamill on adapting Jane Austen and making work for women
By Pamela Espeland
Minn Post
October 7, 2016

Interview with Sense & Sensibility Playwright Kate Hamill
By Folger Theatre
The Folger Spotlight
October 7, 2016