Step into the parlor for tea and town gossip with Emily Dickinson, The Belle of Amherst. This multi-award-winning one-woman play based on the writings and poetry of the 19th century reclusive genius features Renée Bucciarelli, whose work as an actress has enjoyed praise from The New York Times. Come find out why this sparkling, enigmatic, and quintessential New England poet has inspired countless plays, novels, children's books, contemporary poems, dances, performances, and artworks, as well as over 1,600 musical compositions, a Simon & Garfunkel song and, more recently, a chart-topping rock album by Italian singer/supermodel (and former French First Lady) Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Of Miss Dickinson's boundless ability "to have made all things new" renown literary critic Harold Bloom has pronounced The Mythas she was called in her timean equal to Shakespeare.
"A poignant portrait of a self-confessed social maverickThe indefatigable Renée Bucciarelli will reward your assiduity with a compelling insight into the life of this recondite and mysterious woman." Review Vancouver
New York Daily News on The Belle of Amherst: "Arresting, rivetingAn overwhelming, meticulous adventure full of passion and poetry and heart."
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