THE SECRET GARDEN
The Secret Garden tells the story of 10-year-old Mary Lennox, an English girl who has lived in India since birth and is orphaned and sent back to England to live with her remaining relatives in a manor house in Yorkshire. There Mary discovers a house in mourning and a mysterious, neglected garden.
With the help of the friends she makes at Misselthwaite, Mary helps restore not only the garden but the family themselves who are rejuvenated by her presence and heal their grief through love and hope.
This production marks the culmination of three years’ renovation and development work at the 200-seat Cirencester theatre. The Secret Garden is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the 1911 book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The musical’s script and lyrics are by Pulitzer
The musical originally premiered on Broadway in 1991 going on to win 3 Tony Awards. Dominic Shaw, who has previously worked on several West End Shows including Beautiful - The Carole King Musical; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde and Kinky Boots is directing the musical for The Barn Theatre.