Author: Tamara Rose


Description: Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Margaret Fuller all haunt the shoreline of Walden Pond while the audience is invited to swim across.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2014
Date Added: 8/5/2014
Content Advisory: Suitable for all ages. However, sensitive ears who are unprepared for historical references should be warned away.
1 Act, 45 Minutes
7 Females, 3 Males, 2 Gender Neutral

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Bilingual Plays · Biographies · Comedy · Death and the Afterlife · Feminism · Folklore and Legends · Grief and Mourning · Historical · Large Cast Size · Literature and Writing · Memoirs · Meta · Mostly Female Characters · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Philosophy · Religion and Spirituality · True Stories

Original Production Information

The premiere of Sense was held as the first event in the 73rd Annual Gathering of the Thoreau Society on July 9, 2014 in Concord Center, MA, just 2.4 miles from Walden Pond, in the Masonic Temple, chartered in 1797 by Paul Revere with the following cast:.

Henry: Richard Smith
Nat: Rob Velella
Tour Guide: Tammy Rose
Waldo: Wendell Refior
Queenie: Lorraine Martin
Fuller; Jan Turnquist
Ellen/Ellen: Jean Crawford
An Azorean: Tina Rose
 Hunt: Kristi Martin