Frances Hodgson Burnett News

Date Of Birth:
November 24, 1849
Date Of Death:
October 29, 1924 (74)
Birth Place:
Manchester, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
A LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Studio East and StoryBook Theater will bring two wonderful children's tales for the whole family to the stage this Fall. A Little Princess, recommended for children ages 6+, will be performed by a talented cast of Eastside youth actors ages 10-19. Kids as young as 3 years old will enjoy the humorous antics that StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel get involved in. StoryBook Theater is performed by adult actors at a variety of Puget Sound-area theaters. (more...)

Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series to Honor Shirley Temple with THE LITTLE PRINCESS Screening 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series, sponsored by Orion Federal Credit Union, will honor the life of the late Shirley Temple with a big screen showing of one of her most beloved movies, The Little Princess. This family-friendly matinee will take place on Friday, July 25th at 1:30 PM. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Continues at the Open Air Theatre, Now Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

The Secret Garden continues for a second weekend at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Performances are Friday, June 27, Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

WHBPAC Musical Theatre Camp to Present THE SECRET GARDEN, 7/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Calling all young actors and actresses! WHBPAC's Arts Education Program is looking for youngsters, ages 6* - 16, to participate in its week-long summer Musical Theatre Camp, The Secret Garden. Campers will rehearse from Monday, July 14 through Friday, July 18 culminating in a public performance on Friday night. The fee for the camp is $450. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Comes to the Open Air Theatre, 6/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

A mysterious tale filled with splendid music, The Secret Garden opens at New Jersey's Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre on Friday, June 20 at 7:30pm. The musical continues for two weekends through June 29 with performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Opens 6/12 at Gettysburg Fringe Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Gettysburg Community Theatre opens the musical, The Secret Garden, this Thursday, June 12, as part of the Gettysburg Fringe Festival 2014. The Secret Garden will perform at GCT located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg June 12, 13, 20 and 21 at 7pm and June 15 and 22 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A LITTLE PRINCESS Opens at Jewel Box Theatre!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 10, 2014

After a sold-out run at Hudson Guild Theatre, the U.S. premiere of A Little Princess continues performances through June 15 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, located at 480 West 42nd Street, New York City. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this brand new adaptation comes straight from London. Featuring Music & Lyrics by Marc Folan and a Book by Adam Boden. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

GCT Presents The Secret Garden musical and Annual Blue Parrot Cabaret for Gettysburg Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2014

The Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non profit 501c3 community theatre now in its 6th year in the old Elks Lodge at 49 York Street within the first block if Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will once again be part of The Gettysburg Fringe Festival as they present their musical The Secret Garden, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, on June 12, 13, 20 & 21 at 7pm and June 15 & 22 at 2pm at GCT, as well as present the annual Canary Cabaret At The Blue Parrot Bistro on June 13 & 14 at 10pm at The Blue Parrot Bistro located at 35 Chambersburg Street in downtown Gettysburg. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 24-30
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Bryan Cranston's caricature unveiling at Sardi's, Barrett Foa in 'Buyer and Cellar,' Katie Finneran at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

A LITTLE PRINCESS Extends Off-Broadway After Sold-Out Run at Hudson Guild Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

After a sold-out run at Hudson Guild Theatre, the U.S. premiere of A Little Princess has extended! (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Needs Nurturing
by Nancy Grossman - May 22, 2014

THE SECRET GARDEN needs a good dose of Miracle-Gro to overcome a lack of vitality. A beautiful, lush score is weighed down by the sluggishness of the tale and static direction. The company has the vocals to do justice to the music and several performers shine, but this garden has a dearth of color. (more...)

New Musical Adaptation of A LITTLE PRINCESS Makes Off-Broadway Premiere, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

A Little Princess is a brand new musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic, coming straight from London this spring. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with Off-Broadway's A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

A Little Princess is a brand new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic, coming straight to New York City from London this spring. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals! (more...)

Stoneham Theatre Presents THE SECRET GARDEN, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

This spring, Stoneham Theatre will present the musical version of the beloved novel The Secret Garden. Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and originally published in 1911, The Secret Garden has inspired numerous stage and film adaptations. This three-time Tony Award-winning musical boasts a lush score by Lucy Simon and is the perfect theatrical event for the entire family. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 04, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Mesa (more...)

Stoneham Theatre to Present THE SECRET GARDEN, 5/15-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

This spring, Stoneham Theatre will present the musical version of the beloved novel The Secret Garden. Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and originally published in 1911, The Secret Garden has inspired numerous stage and film adaptations. This three-time Tony Award-winning musical boasts a lush score by Lucy Simon and is the perfect theatrical event for the entire family. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Mesa (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/25- THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2014

Today in 1991, The Secret Garden opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 709 performances.The Secret Garden is a musical based on the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The musical's book and lyrics are by Marsha Norman, with music by Lucy Simon. Directed by Susan H. Schulman with choreography by Michael Lichtefeld, the cast featured Daisy Eagan, Mandy Patinkin, and Rebecca Luker. It won the 1991 Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical, Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Daisy Eagan), and Best Scenic Design (Heidi Landesman). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Mesa (more...)

A LITTLE PRINCESS to Play Hudson Guild Theatre, 5/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

A Little Princess is a brand new adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved classic, coming straight to New York City from London this spring. (more...)

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