TheatreWorks Casts Joe Cassidy, Patricia Noonan, Alex Brightman and More in The Secret Garden

News   TheatreWorks Casts Joe Cassidy, Patricia Noonan, Alex Brightman and More in The Secret Garden
 
Joe Cassidy, Patricia Noonan, Alex Brightman and young actress Angelina Wahler will lead the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden, which will blossom Nov. 30 at Palo Alto's TheatreWorks.

Alex Brightman
Alex Brightman

Theatreworks founding artistic director Robert Kelley will stage the musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic. The Secret Garden was adapted for the stage by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning book writer/lyricist Marsha Norman and composer Lucy Simon. It officially opens Dec. 3 for a run through Dec. 31.

Casssidy (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal) will play Archibald Craven, with Noonan (Carousel, How to Succeed...) as Lily, Brightman (Wicked) as Dickon and Wahler as orphan Mary Lennox. Rachel Sue will play the role of Mary at select performances.

The cast will also include Charlie Ibsen and Andrew Apy alternating as Colin Craven, Noel Anthony as Neville Craven, Courtney Stokes as Martha, Sharon Rietkirk as Rose, Leanne Borghesi as Mrs. Medlock, Daniel Olson as Ben Weatherstaff, Robert Brewer as Albert Lennox, Adam Theodore Barry as Fakir and Mrigendra "Meb" Steiner as the Ayah.

The Secret Garden will have set design by Joe Ragey, costume design by Fumiko Bielefeldt, sound design by Jeff Mockus and lighting design by Pamila Z. Gray. William Liberatore is musical director. Choreography is by Molly Bell.

For tickets phone (650) 463-1960 or visit TheatreWorks.

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