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Photos: The Secret Garden Benefit Press Preview

A star-studded one-night-only benefit concert production of the acclaimed Broadway musical THE SECRET GARDEN will take place on Monday, December 5, 2005 (7 p.m.) at Manhattan Center Studios Grand Ballroom (311 West 34th Street). Tickets for the benefit concert are scaled from $50-$150 and are now available by calling TicketCentral.com at 212-279-4200, or in-person at the Ticket Central offices, located at 416 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). Tickets are available daily between noon and 8 p.m.

The show stars Michael Arden as Dickon, Laura Benanti as Lily, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Martha, David Canary as Ben, Sara Gettelfinger as Rose, and Max von Essen as Albert. The show also featurea Steven Pasquale as Archibald Craven, Will Chase as Dr. Neville Craven, Jenny Powers as Claire, Deborah S. Craig as Alice, Matt Cavenaugh as Lieutenant Shaw, Ben Magnuson as Major Holmes, Shonn Wiley as Lieutenant Wright, Barbara Rosenblat reprising the role of Mrs. Medlock, Reshma Shetty as the Ayah, Nehal Joshi as the Fakir, Struan Erlenborn as Colin Craven and Jaclyn Neidenthal as Mary Lennox.

The benefit concert will also feature a 70-person choir, a 35-piece orchestra and a children's choir featuring performers from Rosie's Broadway Kids.

 


Lucy Simon


Lucy Simon with the Cast


Stafford Arima


Laura Benanti and Struan Erlenborn sing "Come To My Garden"


Laura Benanti and Struan Erlenborn sing "Come To My Garden"


Laura Benanti


Struan Erlenborn


Laura Benanti and Struan Erlenborn sing "Come To My Garden"


Michael Arden and Jaclyn Niedenthal sing "Wick"


Jaclyn Niedenthal


Michael Arden and Jaclyn Niedenthal sing "Wick"


Michael Arden and Jaclyn Niedenthal sing "Wick"


Celia Keenan-Bolger sings "Hold On"


Celia Keenan-Bolger sings "Hold On"


Will Chase and Steven Pasquale sing "Lily's Eyes"


Will Chase and Steven Pasquale sing "Lily's Eyes"


The cast sharing a laugh


Cast Photo: Back (L to R): Will Chase, Laura Benanti, Steven Pasquale, and Barbara Rosenblat (Original Bway Cast) Front (L to R): Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jaclyn Niedenthal, Struan Erlenborn, and Michael Arden


The Secret Garden Team!


Jaclyn Niedenthal


Will Chase


Barbara Rosenblat and Lucy Simon


Barbara Rosenblat


Lucy Simon and Michael Arden


Michael Arden


Steven Pasquale


Steven Pasquale and Will Chase


Jamie McGonnigal with Joey's Mom, Carol Dipaolo and her husband Mike Ventarola


Struan Erlenborn


Laura Benanti


Celia Keenan-Bolger


Jamie McGonnigal (Producer), Michael Kosarin (Musical Director/Conductor), Josh Clayton (Assistant Musical Director), Ryan Davis (Assistant Director), Stafford Arima (Director), Todd Underwood (Choreographer)

 


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