Dear-Elizabeth

Dear Elizabeth: A Play in Letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and Back Again

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

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