About the Show/Event
Information for Dear Elizabeth at The Gate Theatre, Inner London (Play). "I hope you aren't thinking that I am a) dead b) annoyed. I'm neither, but I did have flu." Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell were two of America's most brilliant poets. Their friendship was messy, intense, unconventional and profound. Through their lives, they wrote over 400 letters to each other, spanning decades, continents, political eras. These are their words. Throughout the run, different actors will take on the roles of poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, who sent over 400 correspondences to one another over the course of their lives.
Performers Tamsin Greig, Jade Anouka, Travis Alabanza, Tim Crouch, Alex Jennings.
Author Sarah Ruhl. Producer The Gate. Director Ellen McDougall. Design Moi Train. Sound Jon Nicholls. Lighting Jessica Hun Hang Yun. Director Yasmin Hafesji (assistant). Design Sally Hardcastle (assistant).