The Secret Garden (Non-Musical)

by  Sylvia Ashby, Frances Hodgson Burnett

Full Length Play, Drama  /  5m, 5f, 3m or f

Winner! American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) Unpublished Play Project

"The production was an unqualified success. Garnered positive word of mouth and standing ovations" - Ralph Maffongelli, Sheboygan Theatre Co.


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The Secret Garden (Non-Musical)

by  Sylvia Ashby Frances Hodgson Burnett

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 5f, 3m or f
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Co-Winner AATE Unpublished Play Project
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Children (Age 6 - 10)
    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

Additional Info

Non-Musical. The story is as familiar as you remember. Mary Lennox, a sullen and spoiled young orphan, is sent to live with her brooding uncle at gloomy Misselthwaite Manor. Discovering a hidden, neglected garden, Mary plants the seeds of new life for all those drawn into her secret refuge. A wonderful story of transformation, by far the best adaptation of this story we've ever read. From the author of our immensely popular Anne of Green Gables

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Accolades

  • Winner! American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) Unpublished Play Project

Reviews

REVIEWS

"The production was an unqualified success. Garnered positive word of mouth and standing ovations" - Ralph Maffongelli, Sheboygan Theatre Co.

"Entertainment with a message for children and adults." - Sheboygan Press

"Absolutely charming adaptation of a beautiful story that rate power to appeal to both younger and older audiences rich language the mystery and drama is strong." - AATE Judges

"Serious but very heart warming, inspiring there's a magical quality." - Sheboygan Press

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Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Cautions

  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: £18 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1900-1910
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Additional Features: Mime, Play w/ Music, Puppetry, Multimedia

Casting

5m, 5f, 3m or f
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