Family Matinee Series 2010

Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
October 3,9,10,16,17,23,24
Secret Gardent Tea Parties: October 3, 10 and 17

“When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle everybody said she was the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. It was true, too. She had a thin little face, thin light hair and a sour expression…”

And so begins one of literature’s most beloved tales. On four crisp autumn weekends, Little Lake Theatre will present this sweet and inspiring story of Mary Lennox and her magical discoveries at Misselthwaite Manor, especially its enchanting secret garden. This charming adaptation is wonderfully faithful to the novel, and the opportunity to attend the play in our intimate in-the-round setting will bring the story even closer to your heart.

A special treat: Mary Lennox, Dickon Sowerby and Colin Craven will visit with you at one of the Secret Garden Tea Parties as you enjoy tea or lemonade, sandwiches and yummy dessert treats. $7.00 per person. Our tea parties always sell out—purchase your tickets early!

By Barbara Robinson
November 21, 27 & 28, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19
Secret Gardent Tea Parties: October 3, 10 and 17

“The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world. They lied and stole and smoked cigars (even the girls) and talked dirty and hit little kids and cussed their teachers and took the name of the Lord in vain and set fire to Fred Shoemaker’s old broken-down toolhouse.”

We have introduced our audiences to this delightful story of the Herdman siblings two times before— with waiting lists for every performance. You will giggle yourself silly when you see how these unruly children invade a local church’s annual Christmas Pageant. Families will discover how happy and funny this story is, and what a lovely opportunity it is to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.