KC Fringe Festival Library Pick: Emily the Musical


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Here’s your chance to Fringe in Johnson County! Back by popular demand, the Library is bringing a Fringe production to your neighborhood. The 15th annual KC Fringe Festival is a 14-day explosion of local, national and international unjuried, uncensored performing and visual arts. KC Fringe Festival is the biggest celebration of arts and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan region. Light refreshments will be served. Fun for the whole family. 

Emily the Musical explores the mysterious early life of poet Emily Dickinson, before her reclusion, set in modern times. Through heartbreaking losses and influential people, inspiration for her groundbreaking poetry is found. Scenes and songs are infused with excerpts of Dickinson's poetry, giving the viewer a peek directly into the poet's mind. Written by Isabella Pichardo with material by Daniel Verschelden, music directed by Connor Hodes, directed by Lily Nicholas.