Theatre Raleigh Hosts THE SECRET GARDEN to Support Haven House

Theatre Raleigh Hosts THE SECRET GARDEN to Support Haven HouseThe Secret Garden becomes more magical when Theatre Raleigh and United Real Estate join forces to support Haven House to treat underserved kids to an afternoon of theater and a backstage tour at the Fletcher Opera Theatre at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on August 19th.

Theater fans can help "make things grow" and support the Haven House Services, a local non-profit helping youth in our community who are homeless, in crisis, or struggling with significant life challenges, by purchasing a special ticket that includes a donation that goes directly to the Haven House. In addition, all matinee attendees are welcome to a special dessert reception and silent auction at 12:30 pm prior to the performance.

Special thanks to United Real Estate for sponsoring this event.

Tickets for this special event are $44 and $54 and are available at

Remaining Theatre Raleigh 2017 Season:
Rock Of Ages - Koka Booth Amphitheater (September 7th - 10th)
Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Directed by Michael Berry and Choreographed by Abbey O'Brien don't miss the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and more.

About Theatre Raleigh
The mission of Theatre Raleigh, Inc. is to produce work with an artistic scope that includes musical theatre, drama, comedy, concerts, theatre for young audiences, as well as the development of new theatrical projects. Theatre Raleigh, Inc. will nurture a tradition of intimate, professional live performances while enhancing, stimulating and providing opportunities to our community, thus contributing to its vitality.

Theatre Raleigh, Inc. produces a critically-acclaimed Summer, Family and Concert Series. This umbrella institution operates with the goal of providing audiences diverse programming in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

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About Haven House
Mission Statement: Haven House Services strengthens youth and young adults through effective programs, advocacy, and community mobilization.

Haven House Services was founded in 1973 to provide community-based services to at-risk youth and their families in Wake County.

Haven House Services grew out of an incident in 1972 that illuminated the gaps in services for struggling young people in the community. Rev. Al Dimmock, a local pastor, was volunteering in juvenile court when the court faced the case of a young girl who could not go home, was not appropriate for a training school, and had no other options.

This case compelled Rev. Dimmock to create a place of refuge for young people experiencing difficult circumstances. This place became Haven House Services, which was incorporated in 1973. Initially, a group home for girls, a group home for boys followed in December 1975. From there, a natural evolution of services began.

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