Imagination Theater’s production of “The Secret Garden: runs through Sunday, Sept 30.
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet, “The Secret Garden tells” the story of Mary Lennox, a lonely little girl who is sent to live with her uncle Archibald in Yorkshire, England, after being orphaned by a cholera epidemic in India. Still grieving over the loss of his beloved wife Lily and distraught over the condition of his bedridden son, Archibald casts a dark shadow over the manor until Mary discovers a secret garden that had once belonged to Lily. By nursing the garden back to life, Mary restores life to her grieving uncle and his son.
Shows are 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. on Fridays, Sept. 14, 21, & 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 15 & 22, and all Sundays. Tickets are $10 to $17 and can be purchased online at it-tickets.org or through the box office at (530) 642-0404.
Imagination Theater, located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, brings quality, live, local community theater to Placerville and El Dorado County.