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'Beehive: The 60's Musical' Comes to Marietta Square

Beehive, a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music, will be performed at the Strand Theatre in Marietta.

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents Beehive: The 60’s Musical by Larry Gallagher. This "rafter-raising musical" will be performed at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta, February 15 through March 3.

Beehive is a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music and on many of our lives. Relive music’s golden era and an empowering time in history with "The Name Game," "The Beat Goes On," "Respect," "Natural Woman," "My Boyfriend’s Back," "One Fine Day," "To Sir With Love," "It’s My Party," "Proud Mary," "Downtown" and more.

Through the hits of Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Shirelles and others, six energetic women and one hot band take you on a journey through the look, the sounds and the electricity of the times. In what Time Magazine calls, "A Cherry Coke show with plenty of fizz!" Beehive: The 60’s Musical will leave audiences of all ages dancing in the aisles.

The original stage presentation of Beehive: The 60’s Musical was first presented in 1985 and ran for over 18 months Off-Broadway at the Village Gate Theatre in New York City.

The cast of Beehive: The 60’s Musical at The Lyric is Lisa Manuli (Anything Goes), Mary Nye Bennett (White Christmas), Kayce Grogan-Wallace (Hairspray), Jamie Wood Katz (Legally Blonde), Chimere Scott (Little Shop of Horrors), and Christy Clark.

The Lyric’s production of Beehive: The 60’s Musical is directed and choreographed by Ricardo Aponte (Ain’t Misbehavin’).

The creative staff also includes BJ Brown, musical director; Findley Hansard, assistant choreographer; Pamela Hickey, set designer; Lindsey G. Paris, costume designer; George Deavour0s, wig designer; Michael Wolmer, lighting designer; Bobby Johnston, sound designer; and Amy Radebaugh, stage manager.

All performances are held at the Strand Theatre at 117 N. Park Sq., on Marietta Square. For tickets and information call 404-377-9948 or visit AtlantaLyricTheatre.com.

Performance dates and times are:

February 15, 16, 17: Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

February 21, 22, 23, 24: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

February 28 and March 2 & 3: Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.                                                

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