AUBURN, N.Y. —Concluding the 60th Anniversary season at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) is Beehive – The 60s Musical. The show runs September 21 through October 6 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
Beehive – The 60s Musical is directed and choreographed by Producing Artistic Director, Brett Smock. Beehive – The 60s Musical will feature Corinne Aquilina as Music Director, scenic design by David Arsenault, lighting design by Dan Ozminkowski, projection design by Brian McMullen, sound design by Ed Chapman, costume design by Tiffany Howard, and wig/makeup design by Al Annotto.
Beehive is a tribute to the women of 1960’s rock, pop and soul music – from The Shirelles to The Supremes, from Diana Ross to Aretha Franklin, from Tina Turner to Janis Joplin – this musical celebrates the talent, soul and power of the women who characterized a decade and whose songbooks and legacies are still celebrated around the world. Close our 60th Anniversary Season with this incredible tribute musical and reminisce with hit songs like “Where the Boys Are,” “Natural Woman,” “Proud Mary,” “Cry Baby,” “Chain of Fools,” and more!
Abigail Raye (National Tour: Monty Python’s Spamalot; Beehive – The 60s Musical at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre; Legally Blonde at Arizona Broadway Theatre), Emily Lynne Miller (West End: Savage, An Evening with Webborn & Finn; Beehive – The 60s Musical at Pennsylvania Centre Stage) and Brittney Mack (National tour: Memphis; Off-Broadway: Black Nativity Now; Beehive – The 60s Musical at Phoenix Theatre) makes their festival debuts. Crystal Sha’nae (FLMTF: Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Parade; The Call at Arkansas Repertory Theatre) returns to the Festival along with Angela Travino (FLMTF: Anne of Green Gables: A New Folk Rock Musical, From Here to Eternity; National Tour: South Pacific; From Here to Eternity at Ogunquit Playhouse). Also appearing is Khalifa White (Aida at Slow Burn Theatre Co.; Hairspray at Maltz Jupiter Theatre). Rounding out the cast is Alison Morooney (National tour: Nice Work if You Can Get It, American Idiot) and Quiana Holmes (National Tour: Motown the Musical)
About Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival:
Headquartered in Auburn, NY, the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is a dynamic arts organization committed to creating theatrical experiences at the highest levels of artistic integrity. It leverages the power of the arts as a tool for entertainment, education, social awareness and cultural development in its community and in the region. The Festival is situated in the picturesque Finger Lakes wine region of Central New York. Four hours from NYC and situated between Syracuse, Rochester and Ithaca, the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is one of the largest producing musical theatre organizations in New York State, outside of New York City. Find Merry Go Round Finger Lakes Music Theatre on Facebook, follow @FingerLakesMTF on Twitter and Instagram and visit www.FingerLakesMTF.com.