Based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd, Atlantic's world premiere musical comes from the creative team that brought you "Sweat," "Spring Awakening," "Working," and "Fun Home." More…
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.
See it if You want to hear some amazing singing - especially some gorgeous a capella. Also see if you like the book or movie - story is well done
Don't see it if You're looking for a big Broadway production - this is still in its premiere stage. Very good though!
See it if It’s beautiful musical theater with a important story. Music is inspiring and original, a leap forward for Mr Sheik.
Don't see it if If you like corny and music out of a juke box. If you don’t like powerful women characters in the lead who can also sing