New Ulm Chamber of Commerce

MLC Musical: The Secret Garden

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Name: MLC Musical: The Secret Garden
Date: November 5, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM CDT
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved Victorian classic, The Secret Garden, blossoms anew in this enchanting musical by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon. When young Mary Lennox loses her parents to a cholera outbreak in India, she is sent to live with her uncle, hermit Archibald Craven, who lives in an imposing, secluded manor on the British heath. Inside this haunting house upon the hill, Mary finds that since her aunt Lily’s death, her uncle has pushed away his surviving loved ones, leaving his bedridden son, Colin, alone. Sickly Colin, hidden away in the depths of the manner, bears the guilt of his mother’s death on his crippled shoulders. When Mary discovers her Aunt Lily’s hidden garden, locked shut and overgrown with vines, she is determined to revive the beauty that once was. Surrounded by spirits from the past, who both warn and welcome her, Mary begins to peel away the layers of sadness that cover the house and the garden, showing us the power that one small girl can have when she wants things to grow.

In-person tickets will be available to purchase at starting on Monday, October 4. Please call our box office at (507) 233-9114 with any questions.
Martin Luther College-WCC Auditorium
1995 Luther Ct
New Ulm, MN 56073
Date/Time Information:
November 5-6, 7:30 pm
November 7, 2:00 pm
Contact Information:
Erin Laabs, Forum Advisor
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