Sarah’s marriage is over, and she’s just moved back home to the farm with her beekeeper mother, Gail. As the women try to adjust to the many changes in their world, their lives are complicated by the community’s last-ever Turkey Days celebration, beehive troubles, an eccentric neighbour, and a handsome young researcher. The Birds and the Bees is a laugh-out-loud comedy with a huge, honeyed heart.
News & Reviews
“Belly laugh after belly laugh in this outstanding, warm-hearted comedy that confirms Crawford as one of this country’s finest up-and-coming playwrights… [The Birds and the Bees] has an emotional depth few other comedies can claim.” —London Free Press
About the Author
Mark Crawford‘s plays include New Canadian Curling Club, Stag and Doe, Bed and Breakfast, The Birds and the Bees, and Chase the Ace, as well as a play for young audiences, Boys, Girls and Other Mythological Creatures. Mark’s plays have become some of the most frequently produced plays in Canada, and have been performed across the country, often breaking box office records. As an actor, he has performed on stages across the country. Mark grew up on his family’s farm near Glencoe, Ontario, studied theatre at University of Toronto and Sheridan College, and now lives in Stratford.