'Sense and Sensibility'

Theatre in the Round has been a training ground for many a Twin Cities performer, and "Sense and Sensibility," adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan from the Jane Austen novel, offers an opportunity for 18 performers to earn their stripes. Director Kari Steinbach helms the big cast in this production about two sisters whose fortunes change after the death of their father. Lauren Diesch plays Elinor and Jane Burkitt plays romantic idealist Marianne, who falls in love with handsome chap John Willoughby (Alec Leonard). (8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Ends June 26. Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Av., Mpls. $22. 612-333-2919 or TheatreintheRound.org.)