Sense and Sensibility

April 8

June 7, 2015

in CST's Courtyard Theater

based on the novel by Jane Austen
book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon
directed by Barbara Gaines

Laura Bergquist

Musical Director / Conductor

Laura Bergquist makes her Chicago Shakespeare Theater debut, continuing her long relationship with Paul Gordon. They have previously collaborated on Jane Eyre, Emma and Daddy Long Legs, which premiered at Northlight Theatre. Regional credits include: The Old Globe, Paper Mill Playhouse, Music Theatre of Wichita, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cleveland Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, as well as numerous concerts and workshops in New York City. In New York, where she maintains a large vocal coaching studio, Ms. Bergquist is in regular demand as a music director and accompanist. She will make her Broadway debut this fall as musical director and conductor of Allegiance, starring George Takei, Lea Salonga and Telly Leung. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wichita State and her master’s degree from Friends University. .

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