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Secret Garden, Spring Version, The

The long-awaited new 70-minute version of the beloved musical, The Secret Garden.

  • Full Length Musical
  • Drama
  • 90 minutes

  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1900-1910
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings
  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

  • Performance Group:
  • Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, Large Stage
The long-awaited new 70-minute version of the beloved musical is as beautiful and spirited as the original in just half the time.

This new Spring Version promises to be a treasure for children and adults!

Premiere Production: The Secret Garden first appeared at the St. James Theater. Directed by Susan H. Schulman.
  • Casting: 9M, 8F
  • Casting Attributes: Expandable casting, Features Children, Room for Extras, Roles for Children
  • Casting Notes: The chorus of the Spring version is comprised of any number of student singers of any age placed onstage at the discretion of the Director, not formally as if they were actually a chorus, but casually, as if they were reading the novel on the fl oor of th
  • Chorus Size: Medium

MARY LENNOX – an orphan girl of about 10
COLIN CRAVEN – a sickly boy of about 10. Mary and Colin are cousins, their mothers were sisters

ALBERT and ROSE LENNOX - Mary's parents
LILY CRAVEN - Colin's Mother

ARCHIBALD CRAVEN - Mary's Uncle, Colin's Father
DR. NEVILLE CRAVEN - Archibald's brother
MRS. MEDLOCK - Archibald's housekeeper
BEN WEATHERSTAFF - The Head Gardener
MARTHA - A housemaid
DICKON - Martha's brother, a magical boy who talks to birds.
MRS. WINTHROP - Headmistress of the Aberdeen School for Girls.
Two MEN and Two WOMEN - Servant, passengers, Indian Officers, etc.