Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
3 May 2019 to 18 May 2019
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Tickets - Tickets are $20, $15 concession book on 9330 4565 or at www.meltheco.org.au
Duration - 120 mins

FLIRTATIOUS fancies and considerable charm form an integral part of the playful-but-faithful adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, the latest offering from Melville Theatre.

Adapted by Kate Hamill in 2016 and directed by Vanessa Jensen, the Austen classic tells the story of the Dashwood sisters and the path their life takes after the sudden death of their father.

Evicted from their family home by uncaring relations, and left both financially and socially vulnerable, the three sisters and their mother move to a simpler life in Devonshire. 

Like all Austen stories, Sense and Sensibility is set in England in the early 19th century and is concerned with inheritance, real estate, income, reputation, love and the possibility – and necessity – of making a suitable match.

“Having directed Pride and Prejudice in 2007 and Emma in 2012, it seemed time to do another Austen given Sense and Sensibility is one of her most popular novels,” Jensen said.

“The previous ones I ...more
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