May 07 - May 23, 2010
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
Musical Director: Michael Kosarin
Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin
Dance arrangements by Jeanine Levenson
Originally produced by Virginia Stage Company (Charles Towers, Artistic Director; Carl Muler, Managing Director)
The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox, an 11-year old girl who, after being orphaned in India, returns to Yorkshire to live with an embittered, reclusive uncle and his invalid son. The estate includes a magic locked garden that draws Mary’s interest and leads her to discover that the mansion holds many secrets. Flashbacks, dream sequences, a strolling chorus of ghosts and some of the most beautiful music ever written for Broadway dramatize this inspiring story about the restorative powers of love, regeneration and rebirth.
Spring Older Teen & Adult Production, ages 16 and up
THE SECRET GARDEN is presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by Samuel French. 422 S. White Oak Road, Normal, IL 61761
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