Fauquier Community Theatre Presents “The Secret Garden”

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Provided by Fauquier Community Theatre

Brianna Williamson as Rose;
Peter Marsh as Captain Lennox

Fauquier Community Theatre is pleased to present The Secret Garden. It is directed by Ivy Elizabeth, who also provides the musical direction and produced by Ricardo Padilla.

Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the “Dreamers”, spirits from Mary’s past who guide her through her new life, dramatizing The Secret Garden‘s compelling tale of forgiveness and renewal. Based on the much loved book, The Secret Garden stays true to form with a fantastic score and beautiful songs. It is a tale that is heartwarming and magical. You will leave the theater humming the songs and hoping some of the magic stays with you.

Cardine as Colin; Ken Wayne as Archibald

The Secret Garden is Fauquier Community Theatre’s latest musical production that has assembled many of the area’s most talented actors, singers, and dancers.  Cast as Mary Lennox is the young and talented Alyssa Kiffer. Joining her on stage are Emily Hibl, Ken Wayne, John Downes, Katy Benko Miner, Danny Waldman, Patrick Cardine, Gene Bates, Ariel Friendly, Brianna Williamson, Peter Marsh, Brendan Clark, Alex Clark, Andrew Morin, Danica Shook, Sarah Boretos, Cristian Bustillos, Katie Bass, Barbara Szady, Dori Weathers, Walt Loope, Hilary Pierce, Mary Ellen Underwood, Matthew Clark, Anna Downes, Grace Tessier, Grace Pawlewicz, Emma Hughes, Sydney Ferris, Luke Tessier, Deeni Bassam, and Caitlin McDermott.

Katy Benko Miner as Martha;
Danny Walkman as Dickon

The Secret Garden will be performed at the Vint Hill Theater located at 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton in Vint Hill at 8:00 p. m. on May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20tand at 2:00 p. m. on May 7, 14, 21. Tickets are available online at fctstage.org or by leaving a message at 540-349-8760.

FCT is partially supported by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment of the Arts.

Fauquier Community Theatre (FCT) is a non-profit theatre company. FCT seeks to enrich and entertain a range of audiences through a variety of live productions that enhance the cultural life of the community. The Theatre offers a range of challenging creative opportunities that inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in theatre. FCT seeks to cultivate an appreciation of the performing arts in our community by offering high quality performances, by education through experience, by participating in community activities and by cooperation with other performing arts groups. Visit us at fctstage.org.


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