The Secret Garden

Theatrical talent from across the country will converge on Houston to bring the 5th Avenue Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Theatre Under The Stars.

Starring in the roles of Mary Lennox and Archibald Craven are Bea Corley and Jeremy Kushnier. Corley is a talented young actress who made her 5th Avenue Theatre debut in the role. Corley has appeared in regional theatre productions including CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, SHREK and LES MISERABLES. Kushnier has appeared on Broadway in Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR, FOOTLOOSE, RENT, and the 2012 revival of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.


by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Producers Matthew Henderson and Neil Gooding are thrilled to present the Australian premiere of the Tony Award winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. Based on the best-selling novel and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, The Colour Purple), The Bridges of Madison County will have its Australian Premiere in March 2020 at Hayes Theatre Co. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The woman who stole the hearts of many and revolutionized iconic roles in 'The Phantom of the Opera' and 'The Little Mermaid', will be making her Cabaret 313 debut on Saturday, October 19 at the Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center (3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201).
by Jerri Shafer - Sep 27, 2019
A Night of Broadway: The Secret Garden a Semi-Staged Concert Fundraiser for the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Org. A Night of Broadway was founded 5 years ago by Shane Trace & Cassandra Taylor as a way to raise money for the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO), which is a Division of Equitas Health. This year the tradition continues, but in a new and exciting way as we perform a semi-staged version of The Secret Garden! This musical is filled with a star studded cast of local Central Ohio talent! BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services. For more information about BRAVO visit: Performances run September 27th thru the 29th, 2019 at The Garden Theater, 1187 North High St., Columbus, Ohio 43201. For reservations/more info visit:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, October 11, 2019 and runs through Saturday, November 9, 2019. The 196-seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Broadway's master songman, Mandy Patinkina?"accompanied by Adam Ben-David on pianoa?"will bring his newest theatre concert, Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, to San Francisco's Sydney Goldstein Theater (formerly the Nourse Theater) for one performance only onFriday, November 22, 2019 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Hayden Tee, the New Zealand star acclaimed for his role as Miss Trunchbull in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical, as well as high profile performances on Broadway, Australia and beyond, releases his first album dedicated to musical theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present, Wait Until Dark, October 10 through October 27, with previews October 8 and 9. A suspenseful Halloween treat for every thrill seeker!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
West Side Story recently began performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater and we've got a first look! Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
West Side Story recently began performances at Milwaukee Repertory Theater and we've got a first look! Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Temple Theatre announces casting for the World Premiere production of Hoagy Carmichael's Stardust Road
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
 Wonkybot Studios' Tara Tremendous: The Egyptian Curse, created, written and directed by Stewart St John and distributed exclusively on Pinna, features several newcomers in the thrilling third season of the hit superhero podcast series which airs its second episode this week.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 13, 2019
When best friends make art together, it's the best thing ever... unless the art they are making involves Liza Minnelli, and then it becomes even better.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Star of stage and screen Audra McDonald will launch Music Worcester's 161st Season on October 2nd at Mechanics Hall in downtown Worcester with an evening entitled a?oeSongs from the American Music Theater.a??
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has announced that Tony Award winner Ari'el Stachel will play the lead role of a?oeJosepha?? in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm. Stachel joins Michael Arden (Stage Director) and Stephen Oremus (Music Director) in leading this one-night-only performance, featuring a chorus of over 200 singers from across the United States, professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Muny has announced that St. Louis native and longtime Muny performer, Alex Prakken will star alongside the previously announced Mikaela Bennett in the eighth installment of its off-season concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon, November 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
THE ADDAMS FAMILY opens at Artisan Center Theater on Thursday, October 17, 2019 and runs through Saturday, November 2, 2019. The 150 seat Second Stage theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 3:30pm and 8:00pm on Saturdays. Reserved seating tickets are $28.00 for adults, $26.00 for students and seniors, and $16.00 for children 12 and under. Thursday night tickets are $26.00 for adults and $14.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley rings in the holidays with the new musical Pride and Prejudice, the 2019 Tony-winning company's 70th World Premiere. Based on Jane Austen's iconic novel, this engaging work features book, music, and lyrics by Paul Gordon, whose musicals include TheatreWorks favorites Jane Austen's EMMA, Daddy Long Legs, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Jane Eyre. Pride and Prejudice follows delightfully liberated Lizzie Bennet and dashing, disdainful Mr. Darcy as they discover the irresistible power of love. A favorite from TheatreWorks's 2018 New Works Festival, this brand new musical romantic comedy will be directed by TheatreWorks's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
On Wednesday, October 16, Meghan Picerno, who previously thrilled audiences worldwide as Christine Daaé in the new World Tour of The Phantom of the Opera, will make her Broadway debut as Christine.  Kaley Ann Voorhees' final performance will be Sunday evening, October 13 at 7PM.
by Marianka Swain - Oct 31, 2019
Musical theatre leading man Hayden Tee recently starred as Miss Trunchbull in the West End production of Matilda - for which he is nominated for a BroadwayWorld UK Award! - and he's also produced new album Face to Face. It features songs from shows like Matilda, Les Misérables, 1776 and more, and fans can catch it on tour soon.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries on Friday, November 8th at 8 P.M.
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to The Last Letter From Your Lover, outside of STUDIOCANAL territories.
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019
Howard McGillin and Sandy Duncan, who voiced Prince Derek and Queen Uberta, share why the beloved film still connects with viewers after all these years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Chance Theater is pleased to remount its popular production of the heartwarming musical adaptation of the classic novel a?? Anne of Green Gables. Book by Joseph Robinette, music and lyrics by Evelyn D. Swensson, directed by Casey Long and music direction by Bill Strongin. Anne of Green Gables will preview from November 29 through December 3, regular performances will begin December 4 and continue through December 29 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for its festive new version of the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Snow Queen written by Ciaran McConville, who returns to the theatre following last year's successful adaptation of Hansel & Gretel. McConville directs a cast of local young actors from Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors including Helena Blackman (The Snow Queen), Roger May (Dad/Father Christmas), Davina Moon (Freya), Parisa Shahmir (Gerda) and Jack Wolfe (Kai). The production opens on 13 December 2019, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 5 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
A Sensible Theatre Co. will present The Sensible Cabaret - once a month, every month - Elevating Queer & Allied artists here in New York City. October will feature the wickedest witch of all, Donovan Hoffer, as he shares stories and songs of the seasons, heartbreak, and trama - all For the Love of Persephone.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Stay True, An LGBTQ+ Theatre Company presents their debut production of Adam & Brian, a new play written by Craig Donnelly, on Friday November 22nd and Saturday November 23rd at 8:00 PM at The Playroom Theater. Adam & Brian will star Roberto Araujo (Evita, In The Heights, West Side Story) as Brian and Gregory Ramsey (On The Town, Hair) as Adam. Ryan Andrew Arthur (Equus, The Secret Garden) will be the standby for both roles. Stay True's Founding Artistic Director Andrew Victor Myers directs the production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned the original Dr. Pomatter, Drew Gehling, will make a return to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this fall. Gehling will take over the role, currently played by  Mark Evans, beginning October 30, through the show's closing performance on January 5. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Amy Rosenthal's classic play about female friendship and winner of the Sunday Times Drama Award Henna Night gets an exciting new outing, playing at the Cockpit for two nights only in October 2019, starring Poppy Almond (Common, National Theatre) and Bethany Muir (Call The Midwife, BBC).
by BWW Special - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Once On This Island, The Light in the Piazza, Sweeney Todd and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Broadway's master songman Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theater concert, Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, to Musco Center for the Arts for one performance only on November 24, 2019 at 4pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Temple Theatre has announced casting for the World Premiere production of Hoagy Carmichael's Stardust Road. This exciting, original production will be co-produced by Temple Theatre and Hoagy Carmichael's son, Hoagy Bix Carmichael. At the helm of this new musical Journey of Hoagy Carmichael's classic music are co-conceivers director, Susan H. Schulman, choreographer, Michael Lichtefeld, (Broadway: Little Women, The Sound of Music, The Secret Garden, and Sweeney Todd), and music supervisor and arranger, Broadway maestro, Lawrence Yurman (Broadway: War Paint, It Shoulda Been You, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and Grey Gardens).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the next production in its 25th Anniversary season: the New Faces Sing Broadway series. New Faces Sing Broadway 1956, hosted by Angela Ingersoll, directed by Brianna Borger and music directed by Chuck Larkin, returns to Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and to The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2019
Caroline O'Connor, Marina Prior, Samantha Dodemaide and Erin Clare have been entrusted with the much-loved lead roles in Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL. Direct from London's West End, the hilarious smash-hit musical will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April 2020.
by Keith Waits - Nov 7, 2019
Holding On Too LongIn The Secret Garden, Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Marsha Norman writes, 'They're only a ghost if someone alive is still holding on to them.' It is very clear from the top of Haunting Julia that the three characters we meet are haunted by Julia long before she gets the chance to do any haunting of her own. Set in November of 1993 at the newly established Julia Lukin Music Centre, Haunting Julia tells the story of Julia Lukin, a piano prodigy who apparently committed suicide at the age of 19. Twelve years later, her father (Joe), her would-be boyfriend (Andy), and a psychic (Ken) gather to revisit that fateful night, and, from there, the plot begins twisting.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Broadway Records announced today that Marty Thomas: Slow Dancing With a Boy will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, December 6, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at and
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019
Today's top stories: go inside opening night of The Inheritance, including photos, video, reviews, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Shea's Performing Arts Center announced Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Audra McDonald will be headlining Shea's Black-Tie Gala on Saturday, April 25, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals Company, announced today that Neil Simon (posthumously), TDF Accessibility Program, and Aleshea Harris are the 2019 recipients of the 4th Annual Samuel French Awards. The Awards, which are accompanied by a donation from Concord Theatricals of $15,000, were created by Samuel French to acknowledge the great work and unparalleled passion of theatre artists, as well as applaud significant contributions to the industry.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO is announced casting for the 28th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 6-22 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway star Mark Jacoby returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at or at the Theater Square Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
ELF THE MUSICAL opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, November 22, 2019 and runs through Saturday, December 21, 2019. The 196-seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
A Sensible Theatre Co. presents The Sensible Cabaret - once a month, every month - aiming to elevate Queer & Allied artists here in New York City. November 18th at 9:30P will feature the razor wit of Darius Harper, fresh from his star-turn as Lola in the Kinky Boots tour with Darnell White on the keys.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 11, 2019
It was their turn. The talented and charming employees of Feinstein's/54 Below had their moment in the spotlight during their Hallowe'en themed staff show. And the SRO crowd had the time of their lives.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for its highly anticipated return to the Fox Cities at Fox Cities P.A.C. next month. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Broadway Records will soon release Marty Thomas: Slow Dancing With a Boy- available digitally and in stores on Friday, December 6, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at and
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Broadway's master songman Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theatrical concert MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: DIARIES to D.C.'s National Theatre for one performance only on Black Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8pm.