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By Alice Sebold
Adapted by Bryony Lavery
Directed by Melly Still
Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.
Venue: Lyric Theatre
Duration: 2 hours including interval
Warning: this performance contains adult themes.
Now she can only observe while her family manage their grief in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail is desperate to create a different life for herself. And her sister, Lindsey is discovering the opposite sex with experiences that Susie will never know. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them…
Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. This acclaimed adaptation is an unforgettable play about life after loss.
With a cast of 13 versatile and talented actors, incredible staging and a soundtrack combining 70’s favourites with original music, this wonderfully creative production is an exciting, emotional and uplifting theatrical experience that does full justice to Alice Sebold’s best-selling original novel.
‘A MESMERISING SPECTACLE’
“Nothing short of a masterpiece.”
“a joyous, tragic celebration of humanity, with humour and tragedy nestled side by side.”