The Salón Varietés Theatre Presents :
THE SECRET GARDEN
A NEW PLAY ADAPTED AND DIRECTED BY OLIVER LEIVA
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The play tells the story of Mary Lennox, a spoiled, contrary, solitary child raised in India but sent to live with her uncle Craven in Yorkshire after her parents’ sudden death. In her uncle’s manor house, Mary becomes intrigued by the prospect of a forgotten garden, and begins a quest to find out the garden’s secrets, which leads her to discover other secrets hidden in the manor house. These discoveries combined with the unlikely friendships she makes along the way help Mary come out of her shell and find new fascination with the world around her.
AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY 17TH NOVEMBER
11 AM – 2 PM AT THE SALÓN VARIETÉS THEATRE
CHARACTERS TO BE CAST:-
MARY LENNOX, young girl. Spoilt and sour. Suggested playing age max. 16 years.
MARTHA, a house maid. Lively. Between 14-16 years of age.
DICKON, country lad. Softly spoken. Playing age max.16.
COLIN CRAVEN, a sickly and unhappy boy. Spoilt. Max. playing age 16.
MRS MEDLOCK, a stern house keeper.
ARCHIBALD CRAVEN, a troubled and tormented man.
BEN WEATHERSTAFF, a gardener.
MRS PHIPPS, a house maid
All roles are expected to be able to sing
6 Ensemble members who perform as puppet operators and expected to sing.
Any enquiries and audition pieces, please contact Oliver on 610307423