The complicated relationship between the poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell is revealed in nearly 30 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