LaChanze, Eisa Davis, and More in Rehearsal Photos for The Secret Life of Bees
Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of the new musical featuring music by Duncan Sheik and book by Lynn Nottage.
Atlantic Theater Company has released rehearsal photos of its world premiere of The Secret Life of Bees. Previews begin May 12 at the Linda Gross Theater, with opening set for June 13. The production runs through July 14.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees features a score by Duncan Sheik and Susan Birkenhead, with a book by Lynn Nottage, named today to the Time100 list. Sam Gold directs.
The cast of the production is Romelda Teron Benjamin, Joe Cassidy, Vita E. Cleveland, Eisa Davis, Matt DeAngelis, Manoel Felciano, Brett Gray, Jai'Len Christine Li Josey, LaChanze, Anastacia McCleskey, Saycon Sengbloh, Nathaniel Stampley, and Elizabeth Teeter.
The Secret Life of Bees will feature choreography by Chris Walker, scenic design by Mimi Lien, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Dan Moses Schreier, puppets by AchesonWalsh Studios, musical direction by Jason Hart, music contraction by Antoine Silverman, orchestrations by Duncan Sheik and John Clancy, incidental music orchestrations by Duncan Sheik, hair and makeup design by Cookie Jordan, fight direction by UnkleDave's Fight House, and dialects by Dawn-Elin Fraser.