Sense and Sensibility Cast List


Sense and Sensibility 

by Kate Hamill (based on the novel by Jane Austen)
Directed by Rafael Untalan

Cast should examine the rehearsal schedule at and cancel any current conflicts and avoid any future ones. This avoidance includes:

  • Auditioning for overlapping productions.

  • Registering for night classes.

  • Registering for classes whose syllabi include conflicting requirements.

  • Scheduling work hours which conflict with rehearsals and/or performances.

    These productions are considered curricular for JCSTF students. Reschedule or suspend conflicting extracurricular activities.

Alura Long

Elinor Dashwood

Danielle Stolze

Marianne Dashwood

Gage Boardman (EMC)

Margaret Dashwood

Karen Sternberg  (AEA)

Mrs. Dashwood / Anne Steele

Toby James

John Dashwood

Annie McClory

Fanny (Ferrars) Dashwood

Eli Smith

Edward Ferrars

Domonique Champion  (AEA)

Colonel Brandon / Robert Ferrars

Lucas Jackson

John Willoughby

Ren DeFor

Sir John Middleton

Jackson Wells

Mrs. Jennings

Sydney Kwasa

Lucy Steele

Members of the Cast

Gossips, Servants, and Others

AEA - Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, and Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
*Nebraska Repertory Theatre Guest Artist
EMC - The Equity Membership Candidate Program (EMC) permits actors and stage managers in training to credit theatrical work in certain Equity theatres towards eventual membership in Equity.
First Rehearsal: August 21; Performances: September 28-October 7
Character Descriptions

Elinor Dashwood:  The eldest Dashwood sister; intelligent, sensible.

Marianne Dashwood: The middle Dashwood sister; sensitive, passionate.

Margaret Dashwood:  The youngest Dashwood sister; 10-13 years old.

Mrs. Dashwood: Mother to the Dashwood sisters; recently widowed.

John Dashwood:  Elder half-brother to the Dashwood sisters (from their father’s side); no blood relation to Mrs. Dashwood.  Not unkind, but easily led.

Fanny (Ferrars) Dashwood:  Wife to John Dashwood, sister to Edward and Robert.  Conniving, strong-willed, nasty.

Edward Ferrars:  Brother to Robert and Fanny; a gentleman, a bachelor.  Introverted, kind, earnest, awkward.

Robert Ferrars: Younger brother to Edward and Fanny; a callow young man.

Colonel Brandon:  middle-aged bachelor; worldly, honorable, loyal.

John Willoughby: a handsome and dashing young man

Sir John Middleton:  A jovial country gentleman, and distant relation to Mrs. Dashwood.

Mrs. Jennings:  A good-natured, boisterous woman; mother-in-law to Sir John, and terror to the countryside.

Lady Middleton: An over-bred lady

Lucy Steele:  A young girl with no fortune.

Anne Steele:  Lucy’s sister; indiscreet.

 Also, to be doubled with the cast:

Gossips 1- 5:  A chorus of high-society creatures; always watching, observing, judging, delighting.  “Not necessarily malicious.”

Servants, including Thomas.

A Doctor