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.
Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in July 2015.
Directed by Rosalind Ayres
Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg
Julian Sands as Robert Lowell
JoBeth WIlliams as Elizabeth Bishop
Narration performed by Chris Hatfield
Associate Producers: Anna Lyse Erikson and Myke Weiskopf
Recording and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood
Sound Effects Artist: Jeff Gardner