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The Secret Life of Bees

Date and Time: 
Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Location: 
Freed Center for the Performing Arts

One Book, One Community, One Play

Saturday, Jan. 23 at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 4.

Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees chronicles what happens to a young girl during her search for the truth about her mother. Set during the civil rights movement, The Secret Life of Bees shows that with the help of three bee-keeping sisters, it is possible to discover the real meaning of family. This performance is suggested for ages 12 and up. There will be a pre-show discussion at 7:15 p.m. as well as a post-show discussion.

All tickets are $15; ONU Students $8. Order tickets now online at www.onu.edu/freed or by calling the Freed Center box office at 419-772-1900 M-F noon-5 and Sat. 10-2. If you are an ONU student, faculty/staff member and would like to purchase tickets, please go through you luminus account.

 

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Ohio Northern University

www.onu.edu/library

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