The Secret Life of Bees Tickets
South Carolina, 1964. Lily Owens, a restless white teenager, struggles with her merciless father and the haunting memory of her mother’s death. When Rosaleen, her black caregiver, is beaten and jailed for asserting her right to vote, Lily’s rebellious spirit is ignited. She and Rosaleen escape on an adventure where they are taken in by a trio of black beekeeping sisters. While Lily tries to unlock the secrets of her past, she and Rosaleen find solace in the mesmerizing world of bees and spirituality in this extraordinary tale of awakening, fellowship and healing.
A world premiere musical written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage ("Sweat"), with music by Tony and Grammy Award winner Duncan Sheik ("Spring Awakening"), lyrics by two-time Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner Susan Birkenhead ("Jelly’s Last Jam"), and directed by Tony winner Sam Gold ("Fun Home"); based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Featuring Romelda Teron Benjamin (Bare: A Pop Opera) Joe Cassidy (Waitress) Vita E. Cleveland (Off-Broadway debut) Eisa Davis (Passing Strange) Matt DeAngelis (Waitress) Manoel Felciano (Sweeney Todd) Brett Gray (Netflix’s “On My Block”) Jai'Len Christine Li Josey (SpongeBob SquarePants) LaChanze (Tony Award winner, The Color Purple) Anastacia McCleskey (Waitress) Saycon Sengbloh (Eclipsed) Nathaniel Stampley (The Color Purple) Elizabeth Teeter (The Crucible)
May 12th, 2019
July 22nd, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company - Linda Gross Theater