When: Sunday, June 30th, 2024 at 7pm
Where: Sutter Street Theatre Annex, 710 Figueroa Street, Folsom

The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. This is a non-musical. Auditions will not be done in accents unless you would like to try them. The show may use accents particularly Martha’s and Dickon’s roles with a Yorkshire/Cockney accent. That will be decided after the show is cast.

What to bring: A headshot and theatrical resume if you have them and a list of any potential conflicts with rehearsal/show dates. Conflicts with show dates will not be cast.

Rehearsal Schedule: July 15th-August 8th, 2024
Monday-Thursday evenings, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Tech Week: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Performance Schedule: August 10th-September 8th, 2024
Saturdays & Sundays at 1pm

Adapted by Jerry Montoya
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Directed by Allen Schmeltz

Synopsis: After Mary Lennox is orphaned, she becomes the ward of an uncle in England she has never met. As she adjusts to her new life at secluded Misselthwaite Manor, Mary discovers a secret garden. If she can uncover the mysterious circumstances behind the garden, she might be able to save her sickly young cousin and melt the heart of her emotionally distant uncle. A touching coming-of-age story, based on the classic novel.

All roles are available.

Mary Lennox – Female, age 9-13 (plays 10-year-old).

Mrs. Medlock – Female, age 50+, head of servants at Misselthwaite Manor.

Station Master/Dr. Neville Craven – Male, age 30s-50s, Archibald’s brother.

Ben Weatherstaff – Male, age 50-100, he is the gardener at the Manor.

Martha – Female, age mid to late teen, Dickon’s sister, a servant at the manor who befriends Mary. 

Colin Craven – Male, age 9-13 (plays a 10 year old boy).

Dickon – Male, age 11-15 (plays a 12-year-old), Martha’s brother.

The Robin – Male or Female, age child to teen, operated by an actor/puppeteer.

Archibald Craven – Male, age 30-50, Father of Colin.