A world-premiere musical, Renascence is the story of Edna St. Vincent Millay, who lived 100 years ago — 100 years ahead of her time. At 18, she wrote a staggeringly profound poem that rocked the literary world and transformed this girl from rural Maine into a cause cèlébre. "Vincent" captivated everyone in her orbit (male and female) and was hero-worshipped by young women for her unabashed intellect and frank sensuality. She worked her newfound fame, leaving in her wake broken relationships with those who believed in her before anybody else. In her New York debut, composer Carmel Dean sets Millay's words to music in a lush, contemporary score, immersing the audience in this Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's groundbreaking but sometimes overlooked artistry and provocative point of view that today resonates more than ever.