The complicated relationship between the poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell is revealed in nearly thirty years’ worth of correspondence. Taken from their exchange of letters, Dear Elizabeth is a study in friendship, intimacy, and the power of words.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast production featuring:
JoBeth Williams as Elizabeth Bishop
Julian Sands as Robert Lowell
Narration performed by Chris Hatfield.
Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in July of 2015.
“The language here is heart-wrenching and beautiful, elevated by these skilled actors with mood-heightening pauses and perfect timing.” — Starred Review, Booklist
“Outstanding audio!” — Starred Review, Sound Commentary