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Beehive: The 60’s Musical

August 12 - September 3, 2021

RLT’s Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre (General Admission)

NEW DATES ADDED: Tickets are now available for Thursday, September 2, and Friday, September 3!

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

Created by Larry Gallagher

Directed & Choreographed by Lormarev Jones

Music Direction by Mary Kathryn Walston

“Beehive: The 60’s Musical” is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide. 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com

Access the program for Beehive: The 60’s Musical by texting the word “Beehive” to 919-373-6060 or clicking here (program is optimized for viewing on your phone).

Performances will take place outside in the Stephenson Amphitheatre. Please click here to read about RLT’s COVID-19 safety procedures and how they might affect your visit.

Community Conversations

Wednesday, August 25 | 6:00pm

Join us virtually on Wednesday, August 25, for a community conversation related to Beehive! Heather Strickland (RLT’s Executive Director) will be speaking with Lormarev Jones (Director of Beehive) and Professor Katherine Turk (Associate Professor of History and Adjunct Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at UNC Chapel Hill) about how the music of the 1960’s reflected the women’s empowerment movement of the time. Tune in on Facebook Live!

Heather Strickland, Lormarev Jones, and Prof. Katherine Turk


The Beehive: The 60’s Musical poster artwork was created by Wutang McDougal:


Thanks to our Media Sponsor for Beehive: The 60’s Musical, the N&O.

Attending a performance in the Amphitheatre

Since the amphitheatre is part of a City of Raleigh park, please adhere to the following rules:

  • You are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • The theatre reserves the right to check coolers for outside alcohol
  • No open flames or candles (including citronella candles)
  • No glass bottles allowed
  • Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a leash and be well-behaved

Bringing blankets or chairs makes seating more comfortable. Lawn chairs or folding chairs work well. There is grass between the concrete benches, and chairs fit well in that space.

Indoor restroom facilities, which are wheelchair accessible, are available at the Main Stage lobby entrance. Porta-johns, which are also wheelchair accessible, are located to the left of the stage near the ramp.

The RLT parking lot will only be open to vehicles with disability parking placards as well as limited parking in the front half of the lot for anyone. The RLT staff parking lot is only for drop off of patrons with wheelchairs or mobility issues – no parking. You may park on the street where signposted.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale now!

Runtime is approximately 80 minutes with no intermission. Seating will open around 7:30pm. The show is appropriate for most ages and best recommended for ages 10+.

Show Times:

  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm

Single ticket prices, excluding tax and fees:

  • Adult: $27
  • Senior/Student: $23

Seniors are age 62 and up. Students are through college.

A maximum of 300 tickets will be sold for each performance. Tickets are general admission, but we will have areas marked off for seating to encourage social distancing between groups. Masks will not be required when seated but are encouraged in outdoor common spaces and required indoors. Please click here to read more about RLT’s COVID-19 safety procedures. A ticket is required for all patrons, regardless of age.

Weather Cancellations: In the event of a weather cancellation, all ticket holders will be notified via email with as much notice as possible. We will do our best to reschedule all ticket holders into future performances, subject to ticket availability. Anyone affected by a weather cancellation also has the option to receive a full refund or donate their ticket cost to RLT. If you purchased tickets for a canceled performance, please check your email for details on how to exchange your tickets or receive a refund. Contact BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org if you have any questions. 

If you have questions about tickets or seating, please email BoxOffice@RaleighLittleTheatre.org.

Cast List

Angelica Bridges
Kimberly Genna Bryant
Natasha Gore
Rose Higgins
Jessica Landwehr
Natalie Turgeon

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible. Drop off for patrons in wheelchairs is in the staff lot adjacent to the Rose Garden, which is accessible from the intersection of Pogue & Everett Streets.

  • Audio description for those with visual disabilities. The Saturday, August 21, performance at 8:00pm will be described.