Songs to Overthrow the Status Quo To
Before the era of #metoo and highly marketable feminist t-shirts, there was a generation of flower power women who wore their skirts short and their hair tall. Beehive: The 60’s Musical celebrates these women with songs like “Me and Bobby McGee” and “Son of a Preacher Man” this (and next) weekend at Desert Rose Playhouse. Catch the performance Friday or Saturday, June 22 and 23, at 7:30pm, on Sunday at 2pm, or at the same times every weekend through July 15. Tickets are $15 to $18 and available in advance at desertroseplayhouse.net or by calling 563-0316.
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The ultimate celebration of '60s female empowerment in the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power as told from the perspective of six young women.
Beehive is the ultimate celebration of 1960’s female empowerment. Featuring such timeless classics as “My Boyfriend’s Back”, “Be My Baby”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, and “Me and Bobby McGee”, Beehive nostalgically recalls the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power. Told from the perspective of six young women who came of age in this enigmatic decade, these young ladies experience a host of issues ranging from their first Beehive Dance to the challenges we faced as a nation – all accomplished by a vast array of the most celebrated and memorable songs of the era.