Emily Dickinson News

Date Of Birth:
December 10, 1830
Date Of Death:
May 15, 1886 (55)
Birth Place:
Amherst, Ma, USA
Gender:
Female
Oberon to Present ICARUS, JERKUS CIRCUS & More in May & June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, announces its May and June line up of exciting and original programming on the fringe of Harvard Square. (more...)

MusicalFare Theatre Presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST in the Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, today, April 11-13, 2014. (more...)

MusicalFare Theatre to Present THE BELLE OF AMHERST, 4/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST in the Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, April 11-13, 2014. (more...)

OPERA America Announces Recipients of 'Opera Grants for Female Composers'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, is pleased to announce the first round of recipients of its new program: Opera Grants for Female Composers, made possible through the generosity of The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. From among the 112 eligible applicants, an independent adjudication panel selected eight composers. The recipients have each been awarded $12,500 to support the development of their compositions listed below. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Runs Now thru 4/27 at Archbold Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

The Glass Menagerie is the play that launched Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams' career and is among the masterworks of the American stage. Drawn from Williams' life, this moving play explores the illusory nature of dreams and the fragility of hope. Abandoned by the father of her children, Amanda is obsessed with finding a suitor for her shy and vulnerable daughter, Laura. Tom, the restless and sensitive son who narrates the story, eases his frustrations with nighttime escapes 'to the movies.' At Amanda's urgings, Tom asks a co-worker to dinner. Can this 'gentleman caller' offer any light to these bruised souls clinging to the tattered edges of lost dreams and faded hopes? (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Runs 4/2-27 at Archbold Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Glass Menagerie is the play that launched Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams' career and is among the masterworks of the American stage. Drawn from Williams' life, this moving play explores the illusory nature of dreams and the fragility of hope. Abandoned by the father of her children, Amanda is obsessed with finding a suitor for her shy and vulnerable daughter, Laura. Tom, the restless and sensitive son who narrates the story, eases his frustrations with nighttime escapes 'to the movies.' At Amanda's urgings, Tom asks a co-worker to dinner. Can this 'gentleman caller' offer any light to these bruised souls clinging to the tattered edges of lost dreams and faded hopes? (more...)

Suzana Stankovic to Bring MISTRESS OF THE HOUR to the Tank
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Noted for her depth and daring, dance-theatre artist, Suzana Stankovic, will premiere Mistress of the Hour, a confessional, avant-garde work at The Tank Theater, 151 west 46th Street in New York City, from March 21st - April 6th, 2014, Fridays - Sundays at 7:00pm except Sunday, April 6th at 3:00pm for a total of nine performances. (more...)

The American-Scandinavian Foundation Presents Kathryn Roszak's Danse Lumière in the NY Premiere of SECRETS OF THE WAY, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The American-Scandinavian Foundation is pleased to present Kathryn Roszak's San Francisco-based Danse Lumiere in the New York premiere of 'Secrets on the Way,' a dance noir inspired by the poetry of Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize, Monday April 7th at 8 PM at New York's Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue (between 37th & 38th Streets). A fusion of dance, theater and poetry, 'Secrets on the Way' was created and choreographed by Kathryn Roszak for six dancers and a narrator. Actor Earll Kingston will read several Transtromer poems in English translations by Robert Bly and May Swenson. (more...)

Ensemble of the Romantic Century Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

Tickets to Carla Bruni at Town Hall, Johnny Hallyday at Beacon Theatre Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Two of France's most revered artists will make rare New York City appearances this Spring. Singer, songwriter and former first lady of France Carla Bruni will perform at Town Hall on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30pm. Bruni is touring North America in support of her fourth album, Little French Songs, released in 2013. By overwhelming popular demand, French superstar Johnny Hallyday will return to the Beacon Theatre on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:30pm. France's biggest rock star brought his world tour to the Beacon Theatre in late 2012, where he delivered an unforgettable evening of his most popular songs to a sold-out audience. (more...)

BARRYMORE Starring Christopher Plummer Now Available To View In Full
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 19, 2014

The complete PBS presentation of Christopher Plummer's remarkable one-man performance piece based on the life of noted actor John Barrymore is now available to view in full. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, tonight, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

ERC to Bring TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART to BAM, 3/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

Ensemble of the Romantic Century Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART, 3/5-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

JESSUS DIDN'T FIT IN Examines Non-Traditional Families
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Janet L. Jackson believes the best families are a little left of center. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards Winners Announced - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 20, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Cincinnati winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Lori Bookstein Fine Art Kicks Off JANET MALCOM: THE EMILY DICKINSON SERIES Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Lori Bookstein Fine Art has announced an exhibition of new collages by Janet Malcolm. This is the artist's fifth solo-show with the gallery. (more...)

Lori Bookstein Fine Art Announces JANET MALCOM: THE EMILY DICKINSON SERIES, 1/9-2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of new collages by Janet Malcolm. This is the artist's fifth solo-show with the gallery. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/31
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, Friday, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Dale Hodges Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Cincinnati! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

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