Limestone University Theatre To Stream "Beehive: The 60s Musical" March 4-6

Charles Wyatt
Beehive Cast
Beehive Cast

Limestone University Theatre’s production of “Beehive: The 60s Musical” will be streaming three times over the next week.

Told from the perspective of six young women who come of age in this enigmatic decade, “Beehive” celebrates the powerful female voices of the 1960s with such timeless hits as “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Be My Baby,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” and “Me and Bobby McGee.”

Streaming will be available March 4-6 at 7 p.m. each day. A single-stream pass is $12, and a family-stream pass is $20. Order the stream at limestone.booktix.com.

“Beehive” was created by Larry Gallagher and the Limestone production is being directed by Jay Coffman, with music direction by Professor of Music Dr. David Thompson. Coffman serves as the Executive Artistic Director for the Spartanburg Little Theatre.

The six Limestone students in the cast include Bre Surratt (“Wanda’), Jasmine Mills (“Jasmine”), Parker Lewis (“Allison”), Sabrina Schmidt (“Gina”), Jessie Cantrell (“Pattie”), and Mallory Haynes (“Laura”).

The band includes Thompson (keyboards), Shawn Allen (guitar), Josh Tennant (bass guitar), Jim Simmons (keyboard), David Lawson (drums).

Dr. Tim Baxter-Ferguson, Limestone’s Department Chair of Theatre, oversees scenic design for “Beehive.” Bill West-Davis, Assistant Professor of Theatre, is heading up the lighting design for the production. Choreography is being led by Natalie Claire Bradley.

Other crew members include Bill Smith, stage manager and scenic charge; Hannah Wilborn, assistant stage manager; Elizabeth Gray, costume design; Schmidt, assistant to costumer; Peter Lamson, master carpenter; Trey Hendon, audio engineer; and Sarah Kier (videographer). Jamaas Britton, Nicholas Alberts, and Cherry Allen are members of the running crew.

The Spartanburg Little Theatre assisted with the production.