The Secret Garden (Duffield)

by  Frances Hodgson Burnett, Neil Duffield

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f, 2boy(s), 1girl(s)

Orphan Mary Lennox, snobbish and aloof, is sent to stay with her reclusive uncle at Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire. She makes friends with Dickon, who understands animals and nature, and discovers a secret garden that she can tend. As the garden is…

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f, 2boy(s), 1girl(s)
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Literature), Theatre for Young Audiences, Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

Orphan Mary Lennox, snobbish and aloof, is sent to stay with her reclusive uncle at Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire. She makes friends with Dickon, who understands animals and nature, and discovers a secret garden that she can tend. As the garden is transformed, Mary, her invalid cousin Colin, and then his grieving father, feel the power of the magic of new life and growth.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • Community Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Setting: Various simple settings.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

1m, 2f, 2boy(s), 1girl(s)
M1 or 2 F2. 2 boys, 1 girl (with doubling).
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Cast Attributes

  • Features Children

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Authors

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Neil Duffield

Neil Duffield

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