Performances

Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre presents

Sense and Sensibility

at the Tarkington

February 2 – 17, 2018

By: Kate Hamill
Based on the novel by Jane Austen

A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, with a fresh female voice, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality. SENSE AND SENSIBILITY examines our reactions, both reasonable and ridiculous, to societal pressures. When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?

 “…so full of galloping comic vitality as to suggest a bunch of stupendously clever kids playing dress-up in the nursery. It’s by far the smartest Jane Austen adaptation to come along since Amy Heckerling’s Clueless, and at least as much fun.” —Wall Street Journal. 

Single tickets go on sale July 26, but subscriptions are available now! Contact the box office today at 317/843.3800 to see all 5 mainstage shows during Civic’s 103rd Season!


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