The Secret Garden

Musical - Original

St. James Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 5, 1991
  • Opening Date: April 25, 1991
  • Closing Date: January 3, 1993
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 709

Lyrics: Marsha Norman

Book: Marsha Norman

Music: Lucy Simon

Synopsis

A spoiled orphan girl is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors and discovers renewed life, for herself and her sickly cousin, in bringing her dead aunt's secret garden back to life.

 

Opening Night Cast

Mandy Patinkin in The Secret Garden Mandy Patinkin Archibald Craven
John Babcock Colin
Michael DeVries in The Secret Garden Michael DeVries Captain Albert Lennox
Teresa De Zarn Jane
Frank Di Pasquale William
Daisy Eagan in The Secret Garden Daisy Eagan Mary Lennox
Alison Fraser in The Secret Garden Alison Fraser Martha
Betsy Friday Betsy
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Opening Night Production Credits

Marsha Norman Marsha Norman Book
  Lucy Simon Music
Marsha Norman Marsha Norman Lyrics
  Susan H. Schulman Director
  Michael Lichtefeld Choreographer
  Heidi Ettinger Scenic Design
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Awards

1991 Outstanding Set Design   Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Mandy Patinkin Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Daisy Eagan Nominee
1991 Outstanding Book of a Musical Marsha Norman Winner
1991 Outstanding Choreography Michael Lichtefeld Nominee
1991 Outstanding Director of a Musical Susan H. Schulman Nominee
1991 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical John Cameron Mitchell Nominee
1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Rebecca Luker Nominee
1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Alison Fraser Nominee
1991 Outstanding Lighting Design Tharon Musser Nominee
1991 Outstanding Lyrics Marsha Norman Nominee
1991 Outstanding Music Lucy Simon Nominee
1991 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1991 Outstanding Orchestrations William David Brohn Winner
1991 Outstanding Set Design   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Best Musical Lucy Simon
Marsha Norman
Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Mandy Patinkin Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Daisy Eagan Nominee
1991 Outstanding Costume Design   Winner
1991 Outstanding Lighting Design   Winner
1991 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
1991 Outstanding Set Design   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Book of a Musical Marsha Norman Winner
1991 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1991 Featured Actress in a Musical Daisy Eagan Winner
1991 Featured Actress in a Musical Alison Fraser Nominee
1991 Musical   Nominee
1991 Original Score Lucy Simon
Marsha Norman
Nominee
1991 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Heidi Ettinger Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 3, 1993 31 $550,724
-
$195,454 $46.60
-
11818
1644
8
0
89.86% 25.60%
Dec. 27, 1992 30 $355,270
-
$101,744 $42.04
-
8451
1644
8
0
64.26% 12.69%
Dec. 20, 1992 29 $253,526
-
-$75,183 $37.38
-
6782
1644
8
0
51.57% -16.75%
Dec. 13, 1992 28 $328,709
-
- $36.58
-
8986
1644
8
0
68.32% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,488,229
-
  $40.65 36037
52608
32
0
68.50 %  
Cumulative
  $31,609,844
-
  $38.40
$0.00
815536
1203408
709
23
67.77 %  
 
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