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The Belle of Amherst

The Belle of Amherst

Palm Beach Dramaworks Producing Artistic Director William Hayes and Actors’ Playhouse Artistic Director David Arisco are pleased to announce that their companies have joined forces on a virtual coproduction of The Belle of Amherst, William Luce’s one-woman play based on the life of Emily Dickinson. Margery Lowe portrays the enigmatic poet and Hayes directs. Michael Amico is the set designer, Brian O’Keefe is the costume designer, Kirk Bookman is the lighting designer, and Roger Arnold is the sound designer. Associate Producers: Sandra and Bernie Meyer. The show will be filmed on PBD’s mainstage, without the presence of an audience, and will be streamed from Friday April 2nd through Tuesday, April 6th.

Online Streaming Tickets: Five-day streaming available Friday April 2nd 12:01am to Tuesday, April 6th 11:59pm

Tickets are $30 and all proceeds will benefit PBD and Actors' Playhouse, supplying much-needed revenue at a time when the theatres are earning no income. Once a ticket is purchased, the play can be viewed at the ticket holder’s convenience any time from April 2nd through April 6th. For technical reasons, tickets can be purchased only through PBD’s website: or the box office: 561.514.4042 x2.

Complimentary Online Streaming Tickets for Subscribers

Patrons who subscribed to the 2020-2021 season of either company and did not ask for a refund, rolling over their subscription to the 2021-2022 season, get to watch for free!

Dramawise Zoom Tickets: Friday, March 26th 10:00am to 12:00pm

Attend Dramawise via Zoom! Participate in an in-depth conversation about the play and a conversation with the director William Hayes and actress Margery Lowe. Friday, March 26th, 10am to noon. Tickets are $15 for non-subscribers and complimentary for subscribers.

Contact Us
Anyone uncertain as to whether they have subscribed to the upcoming season of PBD or Actors’ Playhouse, or wishes to subscribe now to receive a free ticket to The Belle of Amherst, should call PBD’s box office at 561.514.4042 x2, or Actors’ Playhouse box office at 305.444.9293.

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The Belle of Amherst April 2 - 6
The Belle of Amherst April 2 - 6
Apr 02 2021 12:00AM 

Based on the life of Emily Dickinson, this one-woman show tells the story of the independent, enigmatic, reclusive, witty poet through her letters, verse, and the playwright’s rich imagination, interweaving the voices of friends, family, and acquaintances to create a vivid portrait of the artist. Margery Lowe portrays the enigmatic poet and William Hayes directs. Online streaming available April 2 - 6. Associate Producers: Sandra and Bernie Meyer.


For ticket information, contact the box office by phone (561) 514-4042 ext. 2 or send an email [email protected]