July 11th, 2012 RE: The Secret Garden at TrueNorth
Sheffield Village- Lorain County Metro Parks and TrueNorth Cultural Arts closes the 2011-2012 theatre season with the musical The Secret Garden, running July 20th through August 5th at the French Creek Nature and Arts Center. Show times are at 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays and at 3pm on Sundays. Tickets are available for $12.50 in advance and $15 the day of the performance.
The Secret Garden is a musical based on the popular Frances Hodgson Burnett children’s novel of the same name, with music by Lucy Simon and book and lyrics by Marsha Norman. When young Mary Lennox is orphaned by a cholera outbreak she is sent to England to live with her disfigured uncle and relatives that she has never met. While there she helps bring life to a secret garden and the home with the help of Martha, a chambermaid, Dickon, a gardener and her cousin, Colin. The Secret Garden was nominated for several different Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The TrueNorth production is directed by Maryann Nagel and Greg Violand.
The Secret Garden will be the final production of the 4th Theatre Season at the French Creek Nature and Arts Center. Season Tickets for the 2012-2013 season will be available soon. Next season’s shows include six Mainstage productions, seven Family Life productions for children and young adults, and four concerts. To view the lineup for next season please visit www.TNCArts.org.
TrueNorth is located within the French Creek Nature & Arts Center, at 4530 Colorado Avenue in Sheffield Village, just 10 minutes west of Crocker Park and 25 minutes from downtown Cleveland. Call (440) 949-5200 Ext. 221 for more information or visit us online at www.TNCArts.org. The Morning Journal is a proud sponsor of the 2012-2013 Season.