The secret garden The musical will be staged live at the London Palladium this week – and you can hear a special performance of ‘Lily’s Eyes’ from stars Mark Feehily and Hadley Fraser alongside pianist Archie McMorran.
The show is based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with book and lyrics by Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon. It follows Mary Lennox, who arrives at a secluded Yorkshire mansion with a walled garden full of wonders.
This new concert production will be conducted by Nick Winston (Bonnie and Clyde) under the musical direction of Adam Hoskins (Doctor Zhivago).
Tickets for the show, which takes place on August 28, are exclusively available for £15 as part of London Theater Week.
Appearing will be Feehily (Westlife) as Neville Craven, Fraser (City of Angels) as Archibald Craven, Maiya Quansah-Breed (Six) as Martha, Alex Thomas-Smith (& Juliet) like Dickon and Emma Williams (half a sixpence) as Lily as well as Darcy Jacobs as Mary, Isaac Lancel-Watkinson as Colin, Michael Riseley as Captain Albert Lennox, Linda John-Pierre as Mrs. Medlock, Grace Mouat as Alice, Aleyna Mohanraj as Ayah, Johndeep More as Fakir, Glain Rhys as Rose and Howard Scott Walker as Ben Weatherstaff with narration by Lucy Drever. Musical theater Trinity Laban will join the cast as an ensemble.
Jonny Dickie and Joshua Robins (sound design), Joseph Thomas (lighting design) and The Digi Creative (social media) are also attached to the project.