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THE SECRET GARDEN Adds Benefit Performance at Denver Center


The DCPA Theatre Company announced today that due to popular demand, they have added an additional performance of The Secret Garden on Sunday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. The performance will benefit the DCPA's student matinee program.

The Secret Garden, directed by Jenn Thompson, features Jefferson Behan (Swing), ElizaBeth Broadhurst (as Rose Lennox/Understudy Lily Craven), Carey ReBecca Brown (as Lily Craven), Stephen Cerf (as Major Holmes), Brandon Contreras (as Albert Lennox/Understudy Dr. Neville Craven), Liam Forde (as Dickon), Jay Garcia (as Fakir), Michael Halling (as Dr. Neville Craven), Adam Heller (as Ben Weatherstaff), Anakeesta Ironwood (Understudy Mary Lennox), Nancy Johnston (as Mrs. Medlock), Avi Levin (Understudy Colin Craven), Zoe Manarel (as Mary Lennox), Kate Marilley (Alice/Mrs. Winthrop/Understudy Mrs. Medlock/ Understudy Martha), Sean Palmer (as Archibald Craven), Daniel Plimpton (Lt. Shaw, Lt. Wright/Understudy Dickon), Sean Reda (as Colin Craven), Erin Rubico (Swing), Regina Steffen (as Ayah), Emily Walton (as Martha), Erin Willis (Claire Holmes/Nurse/Understudy Rose Lennox).

The production is music directed by Gregg Coffin, choreographed by Patricia Wilcox, and features scenic design by Wilson Chin, costume design by David Toser, lighting design by Philip S. Rosenberg, and sound design by Zach Williamson.

The Secret Garden has book & lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon, and is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The production runs now through May 28, 2017 at the Stage Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

The beloved classic The Secret Garden blossoms anew in this enchanting musical full of beautiful melodies. When young Mary is sent to live with her uncle after the death of her parents, she finds herself surrounded by distant relatives who are overcome by grief and fear. But when she uncovers the key to her late aunt's long-lost garden, she becomes determined to revive the beauty that once flourished. Surrounded by spirits of the past, she uses the magic of hope to help the world around her grow once again.

As the nation's largest non-profit theatre organization, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events. Programming at the DCPA is made possible through the generous support of the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District; Theatre Company sponsors Wells Fargo, Larimer Square and Daniel L. Ritchie, and media sponsors The Denver Post and CBS4. Please be advised that the DCPA is the ONLY authorized ticket seller for Broadway tours and shows by DCPA Theatre Company, Cabaret and Off-Center. Tickets bought through secondary ticket vendors may exceed face value or be invalid.

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