Concerning this engagement, for those of you who haven't read this masterpiece (tsk, tsk), Edward and Lucy became enamored with each other while Edward was staying at Lucy's uncle's home, Mr. Pratt. Because Edward wasn't aware of what girl's were really like comparatively, he thought Lucy was perfect enough to become engaged to her. Both he and Lucy were around 18-19. Later in the story, when Edward proposes to Elinor, he tells her that, yes he and Lucy had been engaged for FOUR years. NOT ONE. He is 23-24 when he tells her this. This fact i
We are delighted to welcome Tony-nominated (RAGTIME) director Marcia Milgrom Dodge to the creative team! She directed a dynamite stage-reading of SENSE & SENSIBILITY at Playwrights Horizons. Read the and articles. The cast included Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Brandi Burkhardt ( Tale of Two Cities ) as the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne; Robert Petkoff ( Ragtime, Spamalot) as Colonel Brandon; Sebastian Arcelus (Elf, Jersey Boys ) as Edward Ferrars; and Jeremiah James ( Teatro ) as John Willoughby with two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa ( Xanadu) as Mrs. Jennings, Drama Desk winner Jim Brochu ( The Zero Hour) as Sir John, Erin Mackey (Sondheim On Sondheim, Wicked) as Lucy Steele, Jamie LaVerdiere ( The Pirate Queen) as John Dashwood, Erin Maguire as Fanny Dashwood, Kay Walbye (Urinetown) as Mrs. Dashwood/Mrs. Ferrars, ensemble members Janna Cardia, Chris Critelli, Christy Morton and Edward Prostak and narrator Anthony Dodge.