Lloyd Beckman, Beekeeper

Lloyd Beckmann, Beekeeper

By Tim Stitz & Kelly Somes

Lloyd cordially invites you into his granny flat to get some grub, wet your whistle and learn a thing or two about life, the land and beekeeping.

A grandfather, his home, the smells and tastes of childhood create a rich landscape for family history to be told. Based on a true story, Lloyd Beckmann, Beekeeper is the tale of a Queensland battler as told through his grandson’s eyes. Tracing family history, inheritance and the ripening of age. This acclaimed, Green Room nominated production arrives in Sydney after sell-out seasons at La Mama and the Canberra Theatre Centre

“Lloyd Beckmann, Beekeeper is everybodyʼs story… a delightful and absorbing theatrical treat that should not be missed” - THE CANBERRA TIMES

“A wonderful piece of theatre” - THE SUNDAY AGE

“If it has a return season at any time, I wholeheartedly urge you to see it.”
- Richard Watts, MAN ABOUT TOWN

“…a moving portrait…hurry up and see for yourself” – John Bailey, THE SUNDAY AGE

“…a complex meditation on memory and the scraps and fragments that ultimately constitute history” – Alison Croggon, THEATRE NOTES

Devisor/Performer Tim Stitz
Devisor/Director Kelly Somes
Lighting Design Bronwyn Pringle
Composition/Sound Design Liz Stringer & Neddwellyn Jones
Aroma Design Jodie Ahrens
Design Concept & Realisation Tim Stitz, Kelly Somes & Ashlee Hughes
Production/Stage Manager Jessica Smithett (2010) Julie Wright (2011)
Publicity Emma J Jones (Sydney)
Producer Petra Kalive
Dramaturg/ Director’s Mentor Jane Woollard
Performance Mentor Max Gillies
Photography Talya Chalef & Deryk McAlpin

Previews: June 7th & 8th 2011
Season: June 7th – June 25th 2011
Times: Tues – Sat 8pm. Sat 5pm matinee.

Tickets: Adult $33, Concession $25, Previews $21
Cheap Tuesday: Adult $21

This show is presented By Two Blue Cherries & Soulart Productions in Association with Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Company



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