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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

by Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden




A new musical version of the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.


Story:

When the orphaned Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with the Cravens. While there she helps bring life to a secret garden and the home with the help of Martha, a chambermaid, Dickon, a gardener and her cousin, Colin.


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Composer

Composer
Lucy Simon

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Marsha Norman



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
St. James Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 25, 1991
Total Performances
709
Original Cast
Daisy Eagan, Kimberly Mahon, Mandy Patinkin, Robert Westenberg, Rebecca Luker, Barbara Rosenblat, Alison Fraser, John Cameron Mitchell, Tom Toner, John Babcock
Director
Susan H. Schulman
Choreographer
Michael Lichtefeld
Producer
Heidi Landesman, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, Elizabeth Williams, Jujamcyn Theaters, TV Asahi and Dodger Theatricals
Musical Director
Michael Kosarin
Orchestrations
William D. Brohn
Scenic Design
Heidi Landesman
Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
Lighting Design
Tharon Musser
Sound Design
Otts Munderloh
Projection Design




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Other

Merchandise




1991 Tony Award Nominations

Best Book of a Musical
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Daisy Eagan
Best Scenic Design Best Musical
Best Original Score
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Alison Fraser
Best Costume Design

1991 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Orchestration
Outstanding Set Design Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Mandy Patinkin
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Daisy Eagan
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - John Cameron Mitchell
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Alison Fraser
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Rebecca Luker
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Lighting Design

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