Young Bethany, captive on a hive colony among the stars, became infatuated with the drone, Chad. Now having returned to earth and lead an unfulfilling domestic life, Bethany writes her otherworldly lover after years of silence pleading to him to visit once more before she dies. Told through a series of letters, Strawberries in the Hive explores young love, the yearning it leaves, and the eventual acceptance of the irreversible.
The chamber opera makes use of a small ensemble of 4 members with the composer, Logan Hone, showcasing his multi-instrumentalism accompanied by singers percussing with kitchen utensils and paper.
Cast & Crew (Click/Tap on A Cast Member for their Bio)