Birds and Bees Tackle Love, Family, and Sex

Sarah, a turkey farmer, has just left her husband and moved back home to live with her mom Gail. Gail’s a divorced beekeeper and she has other things to worry about—like why her honeybees are dropping dead.

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Then there’s Earl: Gail’s neighbour, farm tenant, and the ex-husband of Gail’s ex-husband’s new wife. In these past twenty years, he’s been keeping himself mighty busy with the ladies, but Gail has just never really got back on that horse…so to speak. And finally, there’s Ben: a naive 23-year-old Masters student, here to study the collapsing bee colonies. He’s about to get a big lesson in pollination…if you know what we mean.

The Birds and the Bees tackles sex, love, science, family, and the artificial insemination of turkeys. It is a boisterous comedy with brains… and a huge, honeyed heart.

The Birds and the Bees by Mark Crawford is at the Victoria Playhouse June 22 – July 30.

“The Birds and The Bees starts out as a wild and wooly sex farce but deepens to touch the heart in equal measure with the funny bone.” – Reid Between The Lines

“Belly laugh after belly laugh in this outstanding, warm-hearted comedy that confirms Mark Crawford as one of this country’s finest up-and-coming- playwrights.” -London Free Press

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