Emily Dickinson News

Date Of Birth:
December 10, 1830
Date Of Death:
May 15, 1886 (55)
Birth Place:
Amherst, Ma, USA
Gender:
Female
Photo Coverage: Joely Richardson and THE BELLE OF AMHERST Team Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 12, 2014

THE BELLE OF AMHERST, William Luce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, will launch a new production starring Golden Globe Award nominee Joely Richardson ('Nip/Tuck,' Side Effects) and directed by Steve Cosson (The Civilians, Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play). Beginning Tuesday, October 7th, The Belle of Amherst will play a limited engagement at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). The production officially opens on Sunday, October 19th. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's was there to capture the moment - scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW TV: Joely Richardson & THE BELLE OF AMHERST Team Meet the Press
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2014

THE BELLE OF AMHERST, William Luce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, will launch a new production starring Golden Globe Award nominee Joely Richardson ('Nip/Tuck,' Side Effects) and directed by Steve Cosson (The Civilians, Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play). Beginning Tuesday, October 7th, The Belle of Amherst will play a limited engagement at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). The production officially opens on Sunday, October 19th. Tickets are now on sale through Telecharge atwww.telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. THe company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the full gang about the play. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

THE BELLE OF AMHERST with Joely Richardson Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

THE BELLE OF AMHERST, William Luce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, begins rehearsals today, September 8, for a new production starring Golden Globe Award nominee Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck," Side Effects) and directed by Steve Cosson (The Civilians, Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play). (more...)

BWW Interview: Trae Harris Fights for Her Life in AND I AND SILENCE
by Naomi Serviss - Sep 02, 2014

The play sheds a powerful light on the unforgiving 1950s in the American South, through the lens of two young women who battle injustice and poverty. (more...)

Chloe Brooks, 17, Stars as FANNY BRICE at 13th Street Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Playwright Chip Deffaa says he never dreamed, when his musical play "One Night with Fanny Brice," first opened Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theater in the 2011-2012 season, that the starring role would someday be played by a teenager. Over the past three years, stars in their 30s, 40s, and 60s have played the show, which transferred in 2013 to the 13th Street Repertory Theater. Chloe Brooks, who now stars in the show, after previously serving as an understudy, is just 17. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces 2014-15 White Light Festival and 'Great Performers' Series Updates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

A number of program changes and additions have been made to the performances, screenings, and events of Lincoln Center'sWhite Light Festival 2014 and Great Performers 2014-2015 series. See below! (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Host Memorial for Legendary Actress Tana Hicken, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced that on Monday, September 15 at 7PM, actors, directors, designers, family members, friends, and audience members will gather at Everyman to remember the incredible life and work of actress Tana Hicken, who died August 17th at her home in Sparks, MD. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OUR DON: ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Unveiled a Brand New Work
by Barry Lenny - Aug 18, 2014

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra today world premiered a new work by ex-patriot South Australian composer, Natalie Williams, Our Don - A Symphonic Tribute to Sir Donald Bradman. (more...)

Michelle Sutherland's EMILY DICKINSON OUTER SPACE! Set for the Bushwick Starr, 9/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

In a three-day marathon performance that is part intergalactic jam session and part haunted house party, Emily Dickinson OUTER SPACE! explores the uncharted dimensions of Dickinson's poetry in search of what it means to be American, wild, and free. (more...)

William Ivey Long Joins Creative Team of THE BELLE OF AMHERST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Don Gregory, the original and current producer of THE BELLE OF AMHERST, just announced that six time Tony Award® winner William Ivey Long (The Producers, Hairspray, Bullets Over Broadway, Cinderella) has joined the creative team to design the signature period costumes for the new production of WilliamLuce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson starring Golden Globe Award® nominee Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck," Side Effects). (more...)

Michelle Sutherland's EMILY DICKINSON OUTER SPACE! to Play Bushwick Starr, 9/4-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

In a three-day marathon performance that is part intergalactic jam session and part haunted house party, Emily Dickinson OUTER SPACE! explores the uncharted dimensions of Dickinson's poetry in search of what it means to be American, wild, and free. A performance event as vast as the cosmos, this is the second installment in The POP Trilogy from award-winning artist collective Theater Plastique (Gertrude Stein SAINTS!). Following a workshop performance at The Fury Factory Festival of Ensemble Theater in San Francisco in July 2014, Emily Dickinson OUTER SPACE returns to her native coast this September at The Bushwick Starr. Over the course of 72 continuous hours, the doors of the theater will remain open for a performance event featuring 88 singers, dancers, and musicians wherein Theater Plastique invites the vastness of Dickinson's poetry to again build a universe within a single room. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present VIRGIL THOMSON & FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 pm, in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Malcolm Gets & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/14 - PUMP BOYS & DINETTES, 'WIDOW' at Powerhouse, 'LOVE' at WTF, 'FIDDLER' at Goodspeed and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 16, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Encores! Off-Center's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES opens tonight, and the regional theatre scene explodes tonight with Kyra Sedgwick starring in Powerhouse's THE DANISH WIDOW, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF opening at Goodspeed, and LIVING ON LOVE making its world premiere with Renee Fleming in Williamstown! (more...)

Joely Richardson Set to Lead THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Westside Theatre; Opens 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

THE BELLE OF AMHERST, William Luce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, returns to New York this fall in a new production starring Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck," Side Effects) and directed by Steve Cosson (The Civilians, Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play). (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed lead A TAYLOR SWIFT LOVE STORY at 54 Below 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed and more in A Taylor Swift Love Story. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

FringeNYC Presents a Theater Piece about Closing the Income Gap with Concubines, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

The Ultimate Stimulus, a one-act play by Felipe Ossa, is an official selection of FringeNYC. The show will play at Celebration of Whimsy (C.O.W.) Theater (21-A Clinton St. NYC 10002) from August 8th - 24thwith specific dates TBA. Tickets ($13-24) will be available at www.fringenyc.org. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

2014 FURY Factory Festival to Kick Off July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

FoolsFURY, 'one of the brightest stars of the San Francisco experimental theater scene' (San Francisco Arts Monthly), is pleased to announce the program for the fifth FURY Factory festival of ensemble theater, July 6 - 20, 2014. (more...)

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