Opening 04 Apr
"Me and my sisters We hold this house together Hurt just one, you hurt us all" From the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of 'Sweat', the Tony Award-winning composer of 'Spring Awakening', and Tony Award-nominated lyricist of 'Jelly's Last Jam', comes a captivating new musical about a group of women ignited by rebellion and longing for acceptance. 1964, South Carolina. Rosaleen is fighting for her right to vote, and Lily is escaping her violent father. When this unlikely pair flee their small town, they seek salvation at a remote honey bee farm run by the remarkable Boatwright sisters. But will their past catch up with them? Written by playwright Lynn Nottage, composer Duncan Sheik and lyricist Susan Birkenhead, 'The Secret Life of Bees' is directed by Whitney White ('What to Send Up When it Goes Down') and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd. 'The Secret Life of Bees' is presented in association with Sonia Friedman Productions, Lauren Shuler Donner, Marianne Mills and Robert Cohen.