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BREAKING NEWS: Telly Leung, Josh Young, Nikki Renée Daniels, Quentin Earl Darrington & More Join MCP's THE SECRET GARDEN Concert!

Complete casting has been announced for Manhattan Concert Productions' (MCP) 25th anniversary performances of The Secret Garden, on February 21 and February 22, 2016 at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. The concert performances of the TONY Award-winning musical will feature a stunning Broadway and television cast, creative team, the New York City Chamber Orchestra, and a grand 200-voice chorus from across the United States.

New cast members...

Nikki Renée Daniels - Rose Lennox

Quentin Earl Darrington - Major Holmes

Julie Halston - Mrs. Winthrop

Jamie Jackson - Lieutenant Shaw

Telly Leung - Fakir

Anisha Nagarajan - Ayah

John Riddlle - Lieutenant Wright

Haley Swindal - Alice

Josh Tower - Major Shelley

Oscar Williams - Colin Craven

Josh Young - Captain Albert Lennox

Previously announced...

Sierra Boggess - Lily

Daisy Eagan - Martha

Cheyenne Jackson - Dr. Neville Craven

Ramin Karimloo - Archibald Craven

Sydney Lucas - Mary Lennox

Ben Platt - Dickon

Barbara Rosenblat - Mrs. Medlock

Jere Shea - Ben Weatherstaff

Tickets are currently on sale and may be purchased by visiting www.mcp.us or www.lincolncenter.org; calling CenterCharge (212) 721-6500; or in person at the David Geffen Hall box office at 10 Lincoln Center Plaza (Columbus Avenue at 65th Street).

The book and lyrics of the musical, based on the 1911 novel of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, are by Marsha Norman, with music by Lucy Simon. The Secret Garden is set in the early years of the 20th century and follows a young English girl named Mary Lennox who is born and raised in the British Raj, and orphaned by a cholera outbreak when she is eleven years old. She is sent away from India to Yorkshire, England to live with relatives whom she has never met. Her own personality blossoms as she and a young gardener bring new life to a neglected garden, as well as to her sickly cousin and uncle.

The Secret Garden is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

Casting by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA.

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) is an esteemed production company in its 17th season. MCP has provided opportunity to thousands of musicians in choirs, bands, and orchestras that have performed at famous venues throughout the United States and many countries abroad. Additionally, MCP regularly features the work of professional singers, actors, instrumentalists, conductors and composers. The guest musicians of The Secret Garden chorus will spend five days in New York City rehearsing and performing side-by-side with the professional principal cast and crew as part of Manhattan Concert Productions' continuing mission of student and professional collaboration. Visit www.mcp.us to learn more.



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