Tickets now available for theatre adaptation of Alice Sebold’s best-selling novel ‘The Lovely Bones’

Alice Sebold’s best-selling novel is being bought to stage for the first time. This world-premiere is a Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Northern Stage co-production in association with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse.

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 has adapted it for this unforgettable play about life after loss.


Royal Derngate & Northampton
Mon 03 September to Sat 22 September 2018

Everyman Liverpool
Tue 25 September to Sat 06 October 2018

Northern Stage
Tue 09 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