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 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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Mesa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Mesa (more...)

New Musical Adaptation of A LITTLE PRINCESS to Make Off-Broadway Premiere, 5/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

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

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chance Theater's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Chance Theater presents the fifth show of its 15th Anniversary Season - a family-friendly holiday offering The Secret Garden - The Musical with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman, music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, and directed by Casey Long and KC Wilkerson. The Secret Garden - The Musical opened on November 30 and continues through December 29 at Chance Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre Company to Present the Boston Premiere of Andrew Lippa's A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents A LITTLE PRINCESS a Boston's Strand Theatre from Nov 21 to Dec 8. A LITTLE PRINCESS is family friendly and something that everyone can enjoy. (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre Opens the Boston Premiere of Andrew Lippa's A LITTLE PRINCESS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents A LITTLE PRINCESS a Boston's Strand Theatre from tonight, Nov 21 to Dec 8. A LITTLE PRINCESS is a family friendly musical and something that everyone can enjoy. (more...)

Andrew Lippa, A LITTLE PRINCESS, AIDA Set for Fiddlehead Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Fiddlehead Theatre Company has announced its 2013-2014 season, the premiere season as Resident Theatre Company at Boston's Historic Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA). Fiddlehead Theatre Company has a 20-year history of presenting professional theatre and educational programming for the Boston area and is committed to producing theatre that uplifts while engaging audiences in current issues. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN - THE MUSICAL to Open 11/30 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Chance Theater presents the fifth show of its 15th Anniversary Season - a family-friendly holiday offering The Secret Garden - The Musical with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman, music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, and directed by Casey Long and KC Wilkerson. The Secret Garden - The Musical will preview on November 29 and 30, open November 30 and continue through December 29 at Chance Theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2013 for Anchorage (more...)

Monthly Series "Music at the Mansion" Will Be Held at Oakeside 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, "Music at the Mansion", on Sunday, October 27, at 3pm. Performers include Gas Lamp Players' cast of The Secret Garden, Tracy Stark, and DC Anderson. The featured performer in the "Young Musician Moment" will be Lauren Barr. Gas Lamp Players will be presenting the Broadway Musical, The Secret Garden, November 22-24. The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox, a young girl orphaned during the cholera epidemic in India, who is sent to live on a mysterious estate in Yorkshire, England. The estate's many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies, and the "Dreamers," spirits from Mary's past, who guide her through her new life, dramatizing The Secret Garden's compelling tale. Based on the famous novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the stunning musical score and classic story combine to create a powerful and uplifting theatrical experience about the healing power of the earth, which allows for love to grow, heal and flourish. Pianist/Arranger/Conductor/SingerSongwriter and Miranda Recording Artist, Tracy Stark is a 6-time MAC Award winner, in the categories of Music Director, Piano Bar Entertainer, and Song of the Year. She is also a Bistro Award winner for Musical Direction, and winner of the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the Year Award. Tracy has worked with Lesley Gore, Phoebe Snow, Karen Black, Randy Jones (Village People), Barb Jungr, Eric Millegan, Tonya Pinkins, Ann Crumb, Marni Nixon, and hundreds of other rock, jazz, and broadway vocalists. She has conducted, played, and sung at all the finest and the sleaziest venues all over the world. She has played/conducted on numerous television shows, including The Today Show. Her songs are included on at least 20 different compilations, and have been winning accolades in songwriting competitions for the past 2 decades. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for Anchorage (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre to Present Andrew Lippa's A LITTLE PRINCESS, 11/21-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Fiddlehead Theatre Company will proudly premiere Andrew Lippa's A Little Princess as their first production as the resident company at Boston's historic Strand Theatre (543 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA) from November 21 -December 8, 2013. The run will feature a post-show talkback with Tony-Nominated composer Andrew Lippa on Friday, November 29th, hosted by WGBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen. Tickets are $25-$45 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-229-6494 or online at www.fiddleheadtheatre.com. Student, senior and group discounts are available. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/29/2013 for Mesa (more...)

Fiddlehead Theatre Company to Present the Boston Premiere of Andrew Lippa's A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents A LITTLE PRINCESS a Boston's Strand Theatre from Nov 21 to Dec 8. A LITTLE PRINCESS is family friendly and something that everyone can enjoy. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/22/2013 for Mesa (more...)

'FORUM', 9 TO 5, EPIC PROPORTIONS and More Set for Fountain Hills Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Fountain Hills Theater presents its 2013-14 seasons for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too and Youth Theater. (more...)

SEMINAR, THE SECRET GARDEN and More Set for Stoneham Theatre's 14th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Every year, Stoneham Theatre seeks out stories and shows that will entertain, amuse, and surprise audiences. 'We pride ourselves on our variety,' Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes shared. 'And this season is no different, with new and familiar titles and hopefully something a little unexpected.' Stoneham Theatre's Season 14 boasts a hip new comedy direct from Broadway, a fresh take on a classic horror story, a holiday favorite, a silly, murder mystery musical, a Tony Award-winning musical, and one show yet to be announced. 'We are very excited to present our 14th season of professional theatre right here in Metro North and pleased to share this new slate of shows with the public,' Managing Director Debra Rafson added. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SECRET GARDEN at Chattanooga Theatre Center
by Cara Richardson - Sep 10, 2013

Chattanooga Theatre Center started their 2013-2014 season with a bang. Family friendly musical The Secret Garden opened on September 6th with direction by Mike Lees and choreography by Jessica Laliberte Bowman. (more...)

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