THE SECRET GARDEN (click here for more)
First Produced – 1990 Norfolk, Virginia.
The story is set in the early years of the 20th century. Mary Lennox, a young English girl born and raised in the British Raj, is orphaned by a cholera outbreak when she is eleven years old. She is sent away from India to Yorkshire, England, to live with relatives whom she has never met. Her own personality blossoms as she and a young gardener bring new life to a neglected garden, as well as to her sickly cousin and uncle.
THE RED SHOES First Produced – 1993 George Gershwin Theatre, New York.
Based on the famous movie, the musical featured choreography by Lar Lubovitch and music by Julie Stein.
THE COLOR PURPLE (click here for more)
First Produced – September 2004 – Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA.
The story of The Color Purple centers on Celie, a woman who endures insurmountable hardships within her own family and struggles to find her identity and love. Published by Hardcover, Carroll & Graf.
Revival – Summer 2014 — The Chocolate Factory, London
Directed by John Doyle and Cynthia Erivo, the show transferred to Broadway in December 2015 and won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN: A NOVEL SYMPHONY (click here for more)
First Produced December, 2009 – A Kennedy Center Commission – Part of the Kennedy Center’s season-long initiative Broadway: The Third Generation
Though Louis is a trumpeter swan, he can’t communicate like the rest of his family because he was born without a voice. To overcome this obstacle, he learns to play a real brass trumpet he got from his father.
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
First Produced at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2013.
Opened on Broadway in January, 2014.
Tony-winner Kelli O’Hara reunited with Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, for a stunning new musical by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown. O’Hara was joined onstage by Steven Pasquale for this classic love story.
Based on the novel by Robert James Waller, this is the story of an Iowa farm wife (immigrated during the war) who decides to stay at home while the rest of the family goes to the state fair in Indianapolis with their prize steer. Francesca encounters a man looking for directions to one of the area’s famous bridges. A romance blossoms, and they both have to decide where to go when caught between decision and desire. Don’t miss this sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross.