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What’s On (Canmore): Sense and Sensibility – Pine Tree Players

What’s On (Canmore): Sense and Sensibility – Pine Tree Players

Pine Tree Players is pleased to present Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen, directed by Shelby Reinitz. he performance on Saturday July 15 will have live audio description provided by Courtney Michele. Please bring your own seating, blankets and festival chairs are preferred. Tickets available at the door or online at https://pinetreeplayers.com/event/sense-sensibility/

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 humour, 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?

CONTENT NOTES: Depictions of classism, bullying, illness, injury, and psychological distress; discussions of teenage pregnancy, grief and loss.

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