Based on the book 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.
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, Lindsay 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. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery collaborates with director Melly Still (Coram Boy, National Theatre) on this unforgettable story about life after loss.
The Assistant Director position for The Lovely Bones is supported by The JMK Trust. Lucy Bird is a Leverhulme Arts Scholar and recipient of a JMK regional bursary funded by the Leverhulme Trust Arts Scholarships Fund.
Tue 25 September to Sat 6 October 2018
Tue 9 to Sat 20 October 2018
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Tue 30 October to Sat 10 November 2018
New Wolsey Theatre
Tue 13 to Sat 17 November 2018
Production Photography by Sheila Burnett
|Age:||Recommended for ages 11+, at parents' discretion. Contains themes of a violent and sexual nature.|
|Duration:||105 minutes with no interval|
- Audio Described
Ruth Connors/Buckley Salmon
Ray Singh/Principal Caden
Ana Inés Jabares-Pita