The Secret Garden
Paperback, 140 pages ISBN: 9781559360470Publication Date:
1 Jul 1993
Size: 215mm x 137mm£17.99
First Staged:
St James Theatre New York, USA 1991

The Secret Garden (musical version)

By Marsha Norman Original author Frances Hodgson Burnett

Paperback £17.99

The complete book and lyrics of Marsha Norman's Tony Award-winning Broadway musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved children's classic, The Secret Garden.

For her first venture into music-theatre, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman, in collaboration with composer Lucy Simon, achieved Broadway success with the moving book and lyrics she adapted from Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved 1911 novel, The Secret Garden.

The story of 10-year-old orphan Mary Lennox and her search for friendship, love and understanding of the past in her lonely uncle-guardian's locked garden has often been dramatised for the stage, the screen, radio and television, but never before has it been so fully and imaginatively realised. Using the classic form of the traditional American musical, Norman has fashioned a faithful rendition of her source which is equally appealing to children and adults, to devotees of the novel and to Secret Garden newcomers.

'The first original voice in musical theatre that America has produced since Sondheim' Lanford Wilson

Press Quotes

'The best American musical of the Broadway season'

Time Magazine
Paperback,140 pages ISBN: 9781559360470Publication Date:
1 Jul 1993
Size: 215mm x 137mm£17.99

Also by Marsha Norman:

Marsha Norman: Four Plays

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Also by Frances Hodgson Burnett:

The Secret Garden

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