The creative team for the spring 2013 run was announced on Sept. 24 by the Tony Award-winning Denver Center Theatre Company, which is producing the Jane Austen-inspired show by lyricist-librettist Jeffrey Haddow and composer Neal Hampton.
Dodge (previously announced for the project) is a Best Direction Tony Award nominee for the Broadway revival of Ragtime; Moyers is a Tony nominee for Grey Gardens; Ingalls has worked for opera companies and regional theatres around the world; ESosa, a former contestant on "Project Runway," was a 2012 Tony nominee for his costumes for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and will design clothes for Motown: The Musical on Broadway; Loud's Broadway credits include The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim, Curtains and the original Broadway production of Ragtime, as well as the 2010 Off-Broadway concert of Jerome Kern songs that was just announced for a recording.
Kim Scharnberg (Broadway's Little Women, Wonderland and more) is co-orchestrator with composer Hampton.
Sense & Sensibility The Musical was tested in a reading at the 2012 Colorado New Play Summit. Its full staging will be April 5-May 26, 2013, in The Stage Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Art.
Casting will begin shortly in New York.
Haddow (book/lyrics) is a winner of the BMI Harrington Award for Creative Achievement. His musical revue Scrambled Feet ran two years Off-Broadway, was produced as a Showtime TV special starring Madeline Kahn, and is published by Samuel French. His play Chekhov in Yalta had its world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum. It won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Distinguished Playwriting Award, and was produced as a TV special starring Tom Courtenay. Other produced plays include Ducks (Musical Theatre Works), Thin Ice (WPA Theatre), Scully & Royce (Detroit Repertory Company) and The Drunken Boat (Circle Repertory Company).
Hampton (music) has composed works for stage that include The Chimes (book/music/lyrics) which received a staged reading at New Opera and Musical Theatre Initiative; incidental music for Lanford Wilson's Book of Days; and additional music and lyrics for The Little Matchgirl at Gloucester Stage.
Sense & Sensibility The Musical is presented by special arrangement with Betty Ann Besch Solinger and Alice Chebba Walsh.
New and renewing subscribers may reserve season tickets now by calling (303) 893-6030. Single ticket on-sale dates will be announced at a later time. For more information, visit denvercenter.org.