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The Secret Life of Bees Musical Extends

LaChanze, Eisa Davis, and Saycon Sengbloh are among the cast of the Atlantic Theater Company production.

LaChanze, Eisa Davis, and Saycon Sengbloh star in The Secret Life of Bees.
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Atlantic Theater Company has extended its production of the new musical The Secret Life of Bees through July 14. Previews begin May 12 at the Linda Gross Theater, with opening set for June 13.

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.


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