The Royal Shakespeare Company do not produce many musicals so it was with great interest that I looked forward to seeing their new musical staging of “The Secret Garden”. This show broke all box office records in Stratford-upon-Avon, where it opened with an advance of over 1 million ukp last year. Directed by Adrian Noble, it is based on the novel by Frances Hodgon Burnett and has book &... Read more
The Secret Garden Tickets, The Ambassadors Theatre
The Secret Garden: Spring Edition is a brand new 70-minute edition of the 1991 Tony-Award- winning Broadway musical, The Secret Garden, by Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon.
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive Uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. On their estate, she discovers a locked garden filled with magic, a boy who talks to birds, and a cousin she brings back to health by putting him to work in the garden. The Secret Garden has a special place in many people’s hearts. Be it as a novel, a film, or a musical, the timeless story has a way of staying with people far beyond their exposure to it.
Book your The Secret Garden tickets, playing at The Ambassadors Theatre today.
Orphaned while living in India, 10 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire, England to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald, whom she has never met. There, the ill-tempered and lonely Mary meets Martha, a chambermaid, who tells her of a secret garden which belonged toher aunt Lily before she died. Mary’s search for the garden introduces her to a slew of other characters including Dickon (Martha’s brother), Ben (the head gardener), Neville (her other uncle), and a spirited robin that seems to be trying to talk to her. This compelling tale of forgiveness and hope reveals that even the cruelest of environments can blossom with new life.