HYBRID PROGRAM — In-person at the Emily Dickinson Museum and streaming live for online registrants
This program is FREE to attend. Registration is required.
Part of the 2023 Tell It Slant Poetry Festival!
REGISTER FOR THE FESTIVAL(October 1 ticket is for whole Festival)
A screening of Apple TV+’s hit series Dickinson with some of the favorite episodes from the three-season hit show with special guests.
Surprise!: We’ll be joined by cast members Anna Baryshnikov
(Lavinia Dickinson) and Adrian Blake Enscoe
(Austin Dickinson), as well as costume designer Jennifer Moeller
. Together, with Museum staff, we’ll watch and discuss our some of our favorite moments from the series.
Please note: due to a scheduling conflict Alena Smith will no longer be attendance. Alena will still be honored by the Museum at the Tell It Slant Awards Night. and will tune in virtually.
About the special guests
is an actor and writer who lives in New York City.
Select TV roles: Lavinia Dickinson on “Dickinson” (Apple), “Superior Donuts” (CBS), “Prodigal Son” (FOX), “Good Girls Revolt” (Amazon), and “Doll & Em” (HBO). Theater: Sam Hunter’s A Bright New Boise
(Signature Theatre), Time and The Conways
(Broadway/Roundabout Theater Company) Film: Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea,” “
The Kindergarten Teacher,” “
Josie & Jack,”
and the upcoming A24 film “
Love Lies Bleeding”
where she’ll appear opposite Kristen Stewart.
Training: Northwestern University.
Adrian Blake Enscoe
(He/They) is an actor and musician from Brooklyn, NY. Originally growing up in the woody outlands of Upstate New York, he earned a BFA in Theater at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh before landing in NYC, meeting his now-wife Sydney Shepherd on a subway, and founding the folk band Bandits on the Run with Shepherd and their close friend Regina Strayhorn. In between writing and touring with the Bandits — whose past few years have included recording their EP Now Is The Time with grammy-winning producer Ryan Hadlock, writing and recording songs for the Netflix series StoryBots, and playing a string of dates at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix — Adrian has been a long time musical collaborator of actor/writer/musician Christopher Sears and developed the role of The Fool in Sears’ Moonchildren Opera. Adrian is also a stage and film actor; in addition to starring as Austin Dickinson opposite Hailee Steinfeld in the Apple TV+ breakout series Dickinson, he originated the role of Little Brother in the world premier of Swept Away (based on the music of the Avett Brothers) and will be reprising the role this coming December at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Most recently, Adrian has been developing a musical adaptation of the book What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
with writer/director Peter Hedges (Pieces of April) and longtime collaborators Sears, Shepherd, and Strayhorn.
is a Tony Award nominated costume designer for theater, opera and TV. Recent credits include Dickinson
for AppleTV+, the revival of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
at Lincoln Center Theater, and Brandon Jacob Jenkin’s new play Comeuppance
at Signature Theater. Jennifer is a frequent collaborator of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage and designed the Broadway productions of Sweat
for which she received a Drama Desk Award. Jennifer is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
is a half-hour comedy series that audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender and family from the perspective of the rebellious young poet, Emily Dickinson. Set in the 19th century, the series is a coming-of-age story that has helped the poet gain hero status among millennials. The series stars Hailee Steinfeld
, Toby Huss
, Ella Hunt
, and Jane Krakowski
, and has included guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa
, John Mulaney
, Zosia Mamet
, and Nick Kroll
. The third and final season began streaming on Apple+ on November 5, 2021.
Creator and showrunner Alena Smith will be honored at the Tell It Slant Awards Night.