A Visit with Emily Dickinson
Meet "The Belle of Amherst," poet Emily Dickinson as portrayed by Roanoke native and award-winning actress Sybil Rosen. Discuss your favorite poems with "Miss Dickinson" as part of Independent Bookstore Day at Book No Further.
Rosen, an award-winning playwright, novelist and actress, will present the play "The Belle of Amherst" April 26 and 27 at MMT's Waldron Stage. "The beauty of performing the play is that, for about an hour, I get to be a genius."
Rosen, a 1968 Patrick Henry High School graduate, has written three books, including Living in a Woods iin a Tree, was adapted into a film by actor/director Ethan Hawke.