6th Nov 2014 SEE IT

The Belle of Amherst

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William Luce’s acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, returns to New York in a new production starring Joely Richardson.

In The Belle of Amherst, Emily Dickinson welcomes the audience into her Amherst home in mid-19th century Massachusetts. Through acclaimed playwright William Luce’s production, Dickinson’s poems, diaries and letters are woven into an illuminating portrait of this remarkable woman.

Dickinson’s encounters with friends and family and her often-amusing observations come to life on stage, cementing her reputation as one of America’s greatest and most iconic poets.

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