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Hey, look Ma: We’re in American Theatre Magazine

By John Moore

The design concepts for the Denver Center’s recent world premiere staging of “Sense & Sensibility the Musical” earned a two-page spread in the October 2013 edition of American Theatre Magazine. Featured are director Marcia Milgrom Dodge, scenic designer Alen Moyer and costume designer E. Sosa. Phootgraphs by our own Jennifer Koskinen.

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Austen with Music

A musical based on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility?
Makes perfectly sensible sense
 

By Sylvie Drake

 

Jane AustenThere is an undeniable fascination with the works of Jane Austen that has propelled itself into some strong film and television adaptations of many of her novels. These range from Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice (many versions) to Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Emma and Sense and Sensibility, her first published novel.

Remarkable? Not entirely. There are good reasons. These 19th-century novels resonate in any age because they were the elegantly written soap operas of their day—and we’re all in love with love—at any age and in any age.

Marcia Milgrom DodgeNow comes a first: a musical version of Sense and Sensibility. While several stage adaptations of Austen’s works have been attempted, “It’s the first time that a musical of Sense and Sensibility has been done on this scale,” said Marcia Milgrom Dodge, the director of Sense & Sensibility The Musical, adding, “I do try to keep up with everything Jane Austen.”