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

Paul Gordon

Book, Music and Lyrics

PAUL GORDON was nominated for a 2001 Tony Award for composing the music and lyrics to the musical Jane Eyre. He won the 2015 Jeff Award for Best New Work for his book, music and lyrics for Sense and Sensibility, commissioned by Chicago Shakespeare Theater. He is the recipient of the 2009 Ovation Award for his music and lyrics to Daddy Long Legs, which has had productions all over the world and was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, an Off-Broadway Alliance Award, and three Outer Critics Circle awards. His critically acclaimed musical Emma was filmed and released worldwide in 2018 and can be seen on iTunes and Amazon. No One Called Ahead, his latest filmed musical, is also available on Amazon. Knight’s Tale, written with John Caird, opened at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo in 2018. The third in his Jane Austen trilogy, Pride and Prejudice had its world premiere at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley in December 2019. His other shows include: Being Earnest, Little Miss Scrooge, Analog and Vinyl, The Front, Juliet and Romeo, Sleepy Hollow, The Circle, and The Sportswriter. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gordon was a pop songwriter and wrote several number-one songs.

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