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New Surry Theatre to present ‘Dear Elizabeth’

Event organizer: New Surry Theatre
Event Date & Time: June 7, 2019 7:00 pm

BLUE HILL — The New Surry Theatre will present “Dear Elizabeth” 7 p.m. June 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22; 2 p.m. June 16, at 18 Union St. By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Dindy Royster.

“Dear Elizabeth” is a moving and innovative play based on the thirty-year correspondence between poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.

Megan Marshall will be present at a Q&A after the 3 p.m. matinee. Marshall is a Pulitzer Prize winning biographer, whose recent book “Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast” portrays the intertwined lives of her former teachers, Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.

This production is sponsored by Compass Rose Books and Annex Arts both from The Town of Castine, summer home of Robert Lowell, summer destination of Elizabeth Bishop.

Purchase tickets at brownpapertickets.com.