Sense and Sensibility on Stage in Grand Rapids, Michigan


The Master Arts Theatre in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will present a stage adaptation of Sense and Sensibility from September 11-27, 2008. has a short article about the show.

Jane Austen’s 1811 novel has been adapted often for stage and film, including the 1995 movie starring Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet.

“We try to kick off the season with something that has high appeal,” director Pris McDonald said. “This is well-known literature.”

But beyond name recognition, “Sense and Sensibility” also offers a fun, romantic comedy with lots of twists and turns.

“It’s a great story, a typical Jane Austen romance,” McDonald said.

Tickets are $12-14; call the Master Arts Theatre for information. Thanks to Alert Janeite Lisa for the link.