© 2021 Eastwood Uniting Church Musical Society Inc.
Music by Lucy Simon
Book & Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
BY ARRANGEMENT WITH ORiGiN™ THEATRICAL
ON BEHALF OF SAMUEL FRENCH INC.
MARY LENNOX -
ARCHIBALD CRAVEN, Mary’s uncle -
DR NEVILLE CRAVEN, his brother -
MARTHA, a chambermaid -
DICKON, Martha’s brother -
LILY CRAVEN, Colin’s mother -
COLIN CRAVEN -
BEN, the gardener -
MRS MEDLOCK, the housekeeper -
CAPTAIN ALBERT LENNOX, Mary’s father -
ROSE LENNOX, Mary’s mother -
MAJOR HOLMES -
LIEUTENANT WRIGHT -
LIEUTENANT SHAW -
MRS WINTHROP the headmistress -
MRS HOLMES -
About the Show
The Secret Garden is a family friendly musical based on the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett, re-
Orphaned in India, 11 year-
Featured songs include “Winter's on the Wing”, “Race You to the Top of the Morning”, “Lily's Eyes”, “Wick”, “Come to My Garden”, “Hold On”, “Where in the World” and “How Could I Ever Know.”
The Secret Garden opened at the St. James Theatre on April 25, 1991 after 23 previews. The show played for a total of 709 performances and closed on January 3, 1993.
General information about the show and characters can be found at the Origin Theatrical website here.
The original Broadway soundtrack and some video clips are available on YouTube here.
Rehearsals start 21 July 2017 -
Director: Kath Sharpham
Music Director: Rebecca Hansen
Production Managers: Caroline Reddel and Megan Willis