Emily Dickinson News

Date of Birth: December 10, 1830
Date of Death: May 15, 1886 (55)
Birth Place: Amherst, Ma, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Review: Dickinson's Words Ring Forevermore in HarwichBWW Review: Dickinson's Words Ring Forevermore in Harwich
by Kristen Morale - Aug 31, 2015

Dickenson believed in the power and majesty of the written word, and so, too, can a Cape Cod audience now embrace her passion in a new production which portrays not only the life of Massachusetts' own world-renown poet, but more specifically those emotions which made her one of the most memorable and fascinating people an audience can ever become acquainted with on stage. The Belle of Amherst is hereby brought to the Cape with an ecstatic bang in the form of subtle Emily Dickinson, who's basic essence on stage makes this a truly remarkable production that any director would be proud of. (more...)

ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the world premiere of 'Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina' created by Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

American Bard Theater Company to Present HOUR BY HOUR: SUSAN GLASPELL, 9/12American Bard Theater Company to Present HOUR BY HOUR: SUSAN GLASPELL, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Hour by Hour: Susan Glaspell, is a staged reading event that will span 12 hours and celebrate the works of one of the most influential and overlooked figures of the modern American Theater, Susan Glaspell. In addition to the presentation of 10 of Ms. Glaspell's plays, audiences are also invited to attend discussions featuring preeminent scholars and speakers from the International Susan Glaspell Society. (more...)

Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22Riot With Three to Present FROM CARNEGIE HALL TO BRIDGE STREET, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Classical chamber trio Riot With Three will present "From Carnegie Hall to Bridge Street".  Soprano Alison Davy, classical saxophonist Javier Oviedo, and pianist Gene Rohrer are a dynamic trio who will present a musical journey through life's highs and lows, its joys and sorrows. (more...)

General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present World Premiere of UP AND AWAY, 10/11General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present World Premiere of UP AND AWAY, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

General Mischief Dance Theatre presents the World Premiere of Up and Away - Dances for all Hours. Performances will take place on October 11 at 1pm and 6pm at the Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium, JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC. (more...)

ERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art ExhibitionERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Hailed recently by The New York Times as "ingenious," New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

Bread & Puppet to Bring THE OVERTAKELESSNESS CIRCUS to the Boston Area This FallBread & Puppet to Bring THE OVERTAKELESSNESS CIRCUS to the Boston Area This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater takes its annual Labor Day weekend 'little big tour' down to the Boston area, this year bringing their new The Overtakelessness Circus to be presented outdoors on Sunday, September 6th, in Cambridge at Magazine Beach Park and on Monday, September 7th, in Lawrence at the 31st Annual Bread & Roses Heritage Festival. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

BootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This FallBootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the creative team and dates for the world premiere of "Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina" created by  Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted  theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

BWW Feature: Dezart Performs' INVASION OF PRIVACY Heads To FloridaBWW Feature: Dezart Performs' INVASION OF PRIVACY Heads To Florida
by David Green - Jun 8, 2015

Dezart Performs' award winning production of 'Invasion of Privacy' will be produced in Florida June 18-15 in the 606-seat Fine Arts Hall at Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Dezart presented the West Coast Premiere of the thought-provoking drama by Larry Parr, about a painful and dramatic episode in the life of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 'The Yearling.' The drama is set in Florida's 'alligator country,' where Rawlins had settled after her novel's enormous success, and not far from where playwright Parr lives and works today. And now, after its huge success in California, 'Invasion of Privacy' heads to Florida, taking part of the Dezart Performs production with it. (more...)

Kimmel Center to Present World Premiere of HELLO! SADNESS!Kimmel Center to Present World Premiere of HELLO! SADNESS!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces the world premiere of Hello! Sadness!, a one-woman comedy debuting in SEI Innovation Studio on Thursday, June 11, Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at 8p.m. Written and performed by Philadelphia theater artist Mary Tuomanen, with direction by Annie Wilson, this solo performance is the fruition of Tuomanen's participation in the 2014 Kimmel Center Theater Residency with celebrated poet and performance artist Dael Orlandersmith.   (more...)

PASSING BY and SUMMER VALLEY FAIR Complete New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2015 LineupPASSING BY and SUMMER VALLEY FAIR Complete New York Musical Theatre Festival's 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) announced today the full lineup of productions, readings, and concerts for NYMF 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Theatre East and Yale Alumni Association of New York will present Elizabeth Parrish with the Laurette Taylor Award on Thursday, May 28th at Ramscale Studio South, 463 West Street, in the West Village Highline district, NYC. The benefit starts at 7pm with an exclusive cocktail reception, followed by dinner at 8pm. The award will be presented to Ms. Parrish by Kate Mulgrew (Orange is the New Black). The ceremony will include tributes by alumna Meryl Streep and the Stella Adler Studio's Artistic Director, Tom Oppenheim. (more...)

Interview with Playwright: Joshua HarmonInterview with Playwright: Joshua Harmon
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 14, 2015

TED SOD: Will you give us some background information on yourself: Where are you from? Where were you educated? When did you decide to become a playwright and why? (more...)

BWW Interviews: 'Girl Singer' Stephanie Blythe, the Met's Bearded Lady and the Songbird of the SouthBWW Interviews: 'Girl Singer' Stephanie Blythe, the Met's Bearded Lady and the Songbird of the South
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2015

Stephanie Blythe--who's at the Met these days singing Baba the Turk in Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS--“abhors labels.” That's why, despite a cavernous voice that has become even deeper with age and could easily be termed mezzo or contralto, she tells me to call her “a girl singer.” (more...)

Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3Talya Lieberman, Edward Nelson and Allen Perriello Set for Schwabacher Debut Recitals, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Soprano Talya Lieberman and baritone Edward Nelson, joined on piano by former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Allen Perriello end the 32nd season of the Schwabacher Debut Recitals on Sunday, May 3 at Temple Emanu-El's Martin Meyer Sanctuary. The Merola Opera Program alumni will present an eclectic program showcasing works by Nico Muhly, Francis Poulenc, Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert and Kurt Weill. Also on the program, will be works of popular German lieder as well as poems by noted American female poets set to music by American composers. (more...)

Kate Mulgrew to Present Elizabeth Parrish with 2015 Laurette Taylor Award, 5/28Kate Mulgrew to Present Elizabeth Parrish with 2015 Laurette Taylor Award, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Theatre East will present Elizabeth Parrish with the Laurette Taylor Award on Thursday, May 28th at Ramscale Studio South, 463 West Street, in the West Village Highline district, NYC. The benefit starts at 7pm with an exclusive cocktail reception, followed by dinner at 8pm. The award will be presented to Ms. Parrish by Kate Mulgrew (Orange is the New Black). (more...)

New Amsterdam Singers to Close Season with POEMS, LETTERS, AND PREMIERES, 5/28New Amsterdam Singers to Close Season with POEMS, LETTERS, AND PREMIERES, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The New Amsterdam Singers (NAS), led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will present its final concert of the season, titled Poems, Letters, and Premieres,Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:00 P.M. at Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, 554 West End Avenue (at 87th Street). (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Contained Energy of Paul TaylorBWW Reviews: The Contained Energy of Paul Taylor
by Patrick Kennedy - Apr 7, 2015

A recent Lincoln Center showcase reveals the sense of careful composition behind a visionary American artist. (more...)

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