SFP is thrilled to announce The Secret Life of Bees UK Premier, presented in association with The Almeida Theatre, Lauren Shuler Donner, Marianne Mills and Robert Cohen.
"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 bestselling novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
The Secret Life of Bees will play at The Almeida from 4th April – 27th May 2023.