The Secret Garden

Southwest Minnesota State University Theatre
Presents
The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon

April 16-18
and
April 24-26, 2009

Director-Sheila Tabaka
Vocal Director-Russell Svenningsen
Music Director-Pam Gervais
Choreographer-Kristen Wendel
Set Designer-Ray Oster
Lighting Designer-Jacob Forstein
Costume Designer-Rien Schlecht
Stage Manager-Emma Davis

Secret Garden Poster

CAST

Elizabeth Johnson as Lily
Elizabeth Johnson
as Lily

Sara Schroeder as Mary Lennox (in rotation)
Sara Schroeder
as Mary Lennox

Logan Miller as Mary Lennox (in rotation)
Logan Miller
as Mary Lennox

Russell Svenningsen as Archibald Craven
Russell Svenningsen
as Archibald Craven

Doug Pilgrim as Dr. Neville Craven
Doug Pilgrim
as Dr. Neville Craven

Robin Waller as Martha
Robin Waller
as Martha

Eric Niece as Dickon
Eric  Niece
as Dickon

Eukariah Tabaka as Colin Craven
Eukariah Tabaka
as Colin Craven

John Voit as Ben Weatherstaff
John Voit
as Ben Weatherstaff

Nadine Purvis Schmidt as Mrs. Medlock
Nadine Purvis Schmidt
as Mrs. Medlock

Nissa Nordland as Mrs. Winthrop
Nissa Nordland
as Mrs. Winthrop

Brenda Lonneman as Jane
Brenda Lonneman
as Jane

McMellan Legaspi as Fakir
McMellan Legaspi
as Fakir

Amy Giesler as Rose Lennox
Amy Giesler
as Rose Lennox

Ryan Chimzar as Captain Albert Lennox
Ryan Chimzar
as Captain Albert Lennox

Britta Overbee as Ayah
Britta Overbee
as Ayah

Jim Radloff as Major Holmes
Jim Radloff
as Major Holmes

Sonja Nelson as Claire Holmes
Sonja Nelson
as Claire Holmes

Jessica Boeve as Mrs. Shelley
Jessica Boeve
as Mrs. Shelley

Chris Buck as Major Shelley
Chris Buck
as Major Shelley

 Eric Eichenlaub as Lietenant Wright
Eric Eichenlaub
as Lieutenant Wright

 Janna Dorman as Alice
Janna Dorman
as Alice

 Nicholas Collins as Lieutenant Shaw
Nicholas Collins
as Lieutenat Shaw

Christy Ellis as Knokirani 
Christy Ellis
as Knokirani

Not Pictured: Photographer:  Bob Schwoch; Tyler Bowen (High School Matinee)
ORCHESTRA:
Conductor/Piano-Pam Gervais
Bass-Michael Hofstetter
Flute & Piccolo-Jessica Penning
Percussion-Stephen Leek
Saxophone & Clarinet-Ross Anderson
Trumpet-Vaughn Gehle

 

 More Photos from The Secret Garden

Lily Mary Archibald doesn't want to see Mary
Mrs. Medlock Mrs. Medlock takes Mary to her new home The Dreamers
I heard someone crying If I had a fine white horse Winter's on the wing
Dickon sings to Mary Dickon explains things to Mary Dr. Craven tells Archibald what he should do
A Bit of Earth I heard someone crying Mary meets Colin
Mary enters the garden Mary is in the garden Captain Lennox and the Dreamers
Mary is singing about the "Girl I Mean To Be" A Nightmare Dr. Craven suggests that Archibald leave for a while 
Archibald sings to a sleeping Colin  Dickon tells Mary about plants being "Wick"  Dickon and Mary 
 Come a mild day, come a warm rain...  Wick Wick 
Colin dismisses Jane and Martha  Take me to your garden   Colin is taken to the garden at night by Martha, Dickon and Mary
 Ben talks to Colin  Ben talks to Colin, Dickon, Martha and Mary  Dickon tries to make Colin well.
 Mary works her charm.  Fakir and Ayah  Ayah, Claire and Major Holmes
 The Dreamers work their charm. Captain Albert Lennox  A Bit of Earth (reprise) 
 Dr. Craven tries to find a school for Mary.  Mrs. Winthrop instructs Mary.  Mary attacks Mrs. Winthrop.
 Mary puts a spell on Mrs. Winthrop. Dr. Neville wants to "Disappear"  Martha tells Mary to "Hold On" 
 Martha comforts Mary. Martha holds tight to Mary.   Archibald asks "Where in the World"
 Archibald sees Lily as she sings "How Could I Ever Know"  Lily and Archibald together for a moment. Colin explains things to his father. 
Archibald gives Mary her garden. Archibald tells Mary that he and Colin are her family.   Lily sings her goodbye to Colin, Archibald and Mary

Photographs courtesy of Mike Lenz

Thank you for your continued support of SMSU Theatre!

 

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