The Secret Garden is a musical based on The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.


When Mary is orphaned, she is sent to stay at Misselthwaite Manor. As she explores the house, she finds the key to the long-lost secret garden and develops a relationship with her cousin, Colin.

2006 Production

Produced by National Children’s Theatre. Director: Joyce Levinsohn. Musical Director/Sound Design: Kevin Feather. Set design: Graham Brown. Lighting Design: Jane Gosnell.

Cast: Claudine Marais (Mary), Schoeman Smit (Colin), Deborah Vieyra (Mrs Medlock/Martha), Quintin Collett (Ben Weatherstaff/Mr Craven/Doctor), Tatjana Grabow (Vocalist) and Richard Mayes (Dickon).

Reviews: Artslink, What’s On – Joburg. Overall Review Score: 88.

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