Cast Announced For 3-D Theatricals Production Of THE SECRET GARDEN
Broadway is closer than you think! Now that 3-D Theatricals is the official company in residence at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, theatre lovers from Los Angeles and Orange counties can delight in experiencing the biggest Broadway stars and blockbuster shows just minutes from their front door!
Over the last ten years, 3-D Theatricals has established itself with audiences and fans, far and wide, as one of Southern California's premier professional theater companies. With fresh interpretations of must-see Broadway shows combined with A-list Broadway talent and family-friendly entertainment makes the company's not-to-be-missed blockbuster productions worth seeing!
Experience the magic. Unlock the mystery. Come fall in love with The Secret Garden, the third show in our spectacular 2018/2019 season. 3-D Theatricals brings the emotional, Tony Award -winning musical adaptation of the classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett to a whole new audience for a strictly limited engagement starting May 3rd. After the sudden death of her parents, ten-year-old Mary Lennox is sent to live with an uncle whom she's never met. Mourning the loss of his true love, Uncle Archibald is distant and strange - leaving Mary to explore a lonely mansion shrouded in mystery and haunted by spirits and lost souls. Strong-willed and brave-hearted, Mary finds solace in a locked-up, hidden garden, and with it, discovers the true meaning of hope - proving that love and magic can bloom from the darkest of places. This heartwarming story of forgiveness and renewal is filled with beautiful music, magical illusions, and a talented cast that makes this a must-see theatrical treat for families of all ages.
The Secret Garden opened at Broadway's St. James Theatre in 1991 and was nominated for the most awards of that season, garnering seven Tony Award nominations. The production, which ran for over 700 performances and co-starred Mandy Patinkin and John Cameron Mitchell, won 3 Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical, Best Scenic Design, and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.
Fall in love with this compelling tale of a special place where magic, hope, and love grow. The Secret Garden, based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved novel, has one of the most lauded and beloved scores by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon. This brand-new production of one of Broadway's biggest family hits of the 1990s blooms in the hands of 3-D Theatricals' very own Artistic Director, T.J. Dawson, Associate Director, Ryan Ruge, Musical Director, and Conductor, Allen Everman and Choreographer, Leslie Stevens.
3DT's production of The Secret Garden stars Glory Joy Rose as Mary Lennox, Dino Nicandros* as Archibald Craven, Jeanette Dawson as Lily, Sam Ludwig* as Dr. Neville Craven, Renna Nightingale as Martha, Brandon Root as Dickon, Richard Gould* as Ben, Jillian Doyle* as Mrs. Medlock, Evan Gutierrez as Colin, Travis Leland* as Captain Albert Lennox, Jennifer Cannon* as Rose, Ari Aaron* as Fakir, Randi De Marco as Ayah, Mark C. Reis* as Major Holmes, Tracy Lore* as Mrs. Winthrop/Claire, Chris Hunter as Lt. Peter Wright, Paige Herschell* as Alice, Cole Cuomo as Lt. Ian Shaw/Major Shelley. Ensemble - Madeline Ellingson, John Carroll, Cole Cuomo, Paige Herschell, Chris Hunter, Brandon Taylor Jones, Tracy Lore*, Nick Morganella, Jessica Ordaz Mark C. Reis* and Allison Sheppard.*Denotes Members of Actors Equity Association
THE PRODUCTION TEAM: T.J. Dawson (Director), Ryan Ruge (Associate Director), Allen Everman (Musical Director/Conductor), Leslie Stevens (Choreographer), Ryan Ruge (Associate Director), Paul Black (Lighting Designer), Julie Ferrin (Sound Designer), Stephen Gifford (Set Design), Talia Krispel* (Production Stage Manager), Terry Hanrahan* (Production Manager/ASM), David Nestor (Company Manager), Amber Snead (Casting Director).
*Denotes Members of Actors Equity Association
THE 3-D THEATRICALS STAFF: T.J. Dawson (Producer/Artistic Director), Gretchen Dawson (Co-Founder), Daniel Dawson (Co-Founder), Jeanette Dawson (Co-Founder), Terry Hanrahan (Production Manager), David Nestor (Company Manager), Gigi Fusco Meese (Director of Community Relations), Julian Roca (Marketing/Advertising), Amber Snead (Casting Director), Eric Schilling (Warehouse Manager), Jennifer Nelson (Patron Services/Booking and Rentals Manager), and Grace Teddy (Office Associate).