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Frances Hodgson Burnett

 
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Date of Birth: November 24, 1849
Date of Death: October 29, 1924 (74)

Birth Place: Manchester, ENGLAND
 
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Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Players On High At The Carlisle Theatre Photo Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Players On High At The Carlisle Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - Jun 24, 2022

Overall, this production of The Secret Garden, directed by Ashley Shade Byerts, is a lovely retelling of the classic tale. As Byerts states in the Note from the Director, this show marks the most ambitious and challenging production the Carlisle Theatre has undertaken. This reviewer certainly looks forward to their future endeavors.

A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced their 2022-2023 line up of shows. The season will mark the theater's fifth season and will include the Golden-Age classic comedy GUYS AND DOLLS, the smash hit jukebox musical ROCK OF AGES, and the breathtaking Tony Award winning THE SECRET GARDEN!

Shea's Smith Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Shea's Smith Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

Michael G. Murphy, president of Shea's Performing Arts Center, is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Shea's Smith Season, featuring Buffalo-based Second Generation Theatre and O'Connell & Company.

Mark Feehily, Hadley Fraser, and More Will Lead THE SECRET GARDEN in Concert This Sum Photo Mark Feehily, Hadley Fraser, and More Will Lead THE SECRET GARDEN in Concert This Summer!
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

Tony award-winning musical, The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel of the same name, returns to the West End for a one-night-only concert celebration. Find out when, where and how to get tickets.

Wildsong Productions Presents THE SECRET GARDEN Photo Wildsong Productions Presents THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Wildsong Productions, based in San Diego California is an emerging nonprofit 501(c) community theatre group. Wildsong is currently in the middle of their run of The Secret Garden, performing at OB Playhouse until May 1.

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Theatre Harrisburg Photo BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Theatre Harrisburg
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 12, 2022

Directed by Winnona Piazza and Music Director Mitchell Sensenig, this production of The Secret Garden is, in a word, gorgeous. It is an authentic, emotional, skillful production that brings this classic tale of love, loss, renewal, and hope to life. Do not miss this beautiful show by Theatre Harrisburg at the Whitaker Center.

KOTA Productions Announces Virtual Open Call For Young Actors In A LITTLE PRINCESS Photo KOTA Productions Announces Virtual Open Call For Young Actors In A LITTLE PRINCESS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022

KOTA Productions is now casting young actors for the virtual premiere production of A Little Princess, which will stream world-wide this summer.

Artisan Center Theater Announces Auditions For THE SECRET GARDEN Photo Artisan Center Theater Announces Auditions For THE SECRET GARDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

Artisan Center Theater has announced auditions for The Secret Garden. Music and Lyrics by Marsha Norman | Music by Lucy Simon Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2021

Play readings, musicals, comedies and dramas are back on the stage for PCPA’s 2021-22 season, presented in three venues on the Central Coast. Interplay Play Readings are returning to the Severson Theatre September 23rd through 25th. Two fresh picked plays Quack and The Humans.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN is Special Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN is Special
by Tyler Hinton - Sep 7, 2021

THE SECRET GARDEN on the Hale Centre Theatre Centre Stage in Sandy is a special mounting of a special musical--a feast for the eyes, ears, and soul.

Frances Hodgson Burnett Videos

Broadway Rewind: THE SECRET GARDEN Blooms Again 25 Years Later VideoBroadway Rewind: THE SECRET GARDEN Blooms Again 25 Years Later
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016 for the Manhattan Concert Productions 25th Anniversary presentation of The Secret Garden. 

VIDEO: First Look At 3-D Theatricals' THE SECRET GARDEN VideoVIDEO: First Look At 3-D Theatricals' THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2019

3-D Theatricals¬†celebrates its 10th Anniversary season with a lavish new production of the Tony Award¬ģ-winning musical,¬†The Secret Garden, directed by 3-D Theatricals' producer and artistic director¬†T.J. Dawson.¬†The Secret Garden, featuring music by Tony Award nominee¬†Lucy Simon, and book and lyrics by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner¬†Marsha Norman, opened Saturday, May 4 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA). The production will play a strictly limited engagement through May 19 only.

Casting Announced For THE SECRET GARDEN, Barn Theatre, Cirencester VideoCasting Announced For THE SECRET GARDEN, Barn Theatre, Cirencester
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2018

Casting has been announced for the Barn Theatre Cirencester's inaugural professional production of  The Secret Garden, which will run from March 16 to April 15. The cast will include: David Haydn (Archibald Craven), Jaimie Pruden (Lily Craven), Minal Patel (Neville Craven), Celeste De Veazey (Colin Craven), Daniella Piper (Mary), Jenny O'Leary (Martha), Alex James Ellison (Dickon), Sue Appleby (Musical Director, Ensemble), Steffan Rizzi (Ensemble), Jamie Ross (Ensemble), Celia Cruwys Finnigan (Ensemble), Ben Boskovic (Ensemble).

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from 42nd Street Moon's THE SECRET GARDEN VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from 42nd Street Moon's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon presents the 2017-18 season's holiday production, the Tony Award-winning family favorite The Secret Garden. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden has a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and music by Grammy Award-winner Lucy Simon. The Secret Garden begins tonight, December 6, for a run through December 24, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Director David Armstrong Discusses THE SECRET GARDEN At Theater Under The Star VideoVIDEO: Director David Armstrong Discusses THE SECRET GARDEN At Theater Under The Stars
by Alan Henry - Oct 11, 2017

THE SECRET GARDEN runs at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston through October 22! Watch the video to listen to director David Armstrong discuss working on THE SECRET GARDEN, and why it is important to him.

VIDEO: Lizzie Klempere and Tam Mutu Perform "How Could I Ever Know" from 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights and 'Lily's Eyes' Scene from THE SECRET GARDEN at Denver Center
by Stage Tube - May 12, 2017

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. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights and a clip of the song 'Lily's Eyes' from the production below!

VIDEO: Charlie Franklin Performs 'Wick' from 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2017

Check out all new footage from 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN! Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin.

VIDEO: Tam Mutu and Josh Young Perform 'Lily's Eyes' in Daisy Eagan Led THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tam Mutu, Daisy Eagan, Josh Young and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin.


Frances Hodgson Burnett Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Frances Hodgson Burnett written?
Frances Hodgson Burnett has written 10 shows including The First Gentleman of Europe (Playwright), A Lady of Quality (Playwright), Little Lord Fauntleroy (Playwright), The Pretty Sister of Jose (Playwright), The Little Princess (Playwright), That Man and I (Playwright), The Dawn of a Tomorrow (Playwright), Racketty-Packetty House (Playwright), The Secret Garden (Source Material), A Little Princess (Source Material).