Beehive, The 60s MusicalCreated by Larry Gallagher
Beehive features 40 exhilarating hit songs of the 60s that defined the era in music when women catapulted to the top of the Billboard charts.
Relive some of the decade’s most spirited and best known songs, including “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “One Fine Day” and “Downtown,” as well as music from Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin.
ALLISON COUTURE is thrilled to return to Florida Studio Theatre after appearing in last season’s Hula Hoop Sha-Boop. Recent regional credits include Patty Simcox in Grease (Westchester Broadway Theater), Gloria in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Cape Playhouse), and Connie in 1940’s Radio Hour (Arvada Center). Other favorites include performances at Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, and at sea with Disney Cruise Lines. Allie also works as a youth theater and dance instructor with organizations across the country. Proud Actor’s Equity member.
LORI EURE is excited to be a part of this wonderful production with such a powerhouse cast and crew. Theatre credits include: Broadway: Cabaret (Sally Bowles/Kit Kat Girl). National tour: Cabaret. Regional: The Buddy Holly Story, We Will Rock You, Beehive at The Kennedy Center, Annie, and Guys and Dolls. TV credits include the “Jay Leno Show” and “Spin City.”
LAUREN LEBOWITZ was most recently seen in the regional premiere of [Title of Show] at the Arizona Theatre Company. She has toured with the USO, entertaining our troops with performances at Bob Hope’s 100th birthday and on NBC’s Today Show. Credits include Hair (Jeanie, ATC), Footloose (Rusty, Nat’l tour), Godspell (Nat’l tour, DRG cast recording), Fiddler on the Roof (Tzeitel, Casa Mañana), Wallenberg (Rosa, New World stages/ NYMF). Graduate of University of Michigan and Royal Academy of Music. www.laurenlebowitz.com.
LAIONA MICHELLE was last seen at FST in My One and Only Gershwin. Some of her theatre credits include: Off Broadway: The Black Nativity, One, and Whatever Man. Regional: Constant Star (Recipient of the 2005 NAACP Hollywood Award and 2004 Barrymore Award). Dinah Was, Merrimack Rep Theatre (Nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Musical by the IRNE Awards), Yellowman, Arena Stage (Nominated for Best Leading Actress for the 2005 Helen Hayes Award). TV: “Law & Order” and “All My Children.”
MICHELLE PRUIETT is very excited to be a part of this amazing cast and company of Beehive here at FST. Some of her credits include: Broadway: The Little Mermaid (Ariel u/s, Swing), Other NYC credits: Erotic Broadway (The Triad), Paint Your Wagon (Elizabeth Woodling.; Musicals Tonight! NYC), Tours: Sweet Charity, Beauty and the Beast, My Fair Lady. Regional: A Wonderful Life (Violet), Cats (Rumpleteazer), Yankee Doodle Dandy (Agnes), as well as several others.
SADRINA RENEE is a Virginia native and current Brooklynite, and tickled pink to be making her FST debut. Some other credits where Sadrina played strong women include the national tour of Freedom Train (Theatreworks/USA) as Harriet Tubman, Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks in I Have A Dream (Theatre IV), Michelle Obama in Life After Bush (HERE Arts Center) and the premiere of Southern Promises (La MaMa) where she was featured in The New Yorker for her role of Charlotte.
Director | Fred Weiss
Music Director | John Franceschina
Choreographer | JoEllen Kuhlman
Costume Designer | April Soroko
Lighting Designer | Micheal Foster
Scenic Designer | Lauren Feldman
Sound Designer | John Valines
Production Stage Manager | Kelli Karen*
Piano | Jim Prosser
Drums | Tony Bruno
* Denotes Member of Actors' Equity Association, The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.