Maggie Portman, Steve Peebles, Matthew Schroeder, Nick Foster, and Sophie Thatcher. Photo by Rich Foreman

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Light Opera Works presents “The Secret Garden” Dec. 26-Jan.1 at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St.

Ten-year-old orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle Archibald Craven, a man who has given up on life after the death of his wife Lily.
Mary uncovers the mystery of Lily’s long-abandoned secret garden and unlocks the door to happiness for herself and her uncle.

“The Secret Garden” is directed and choreographed by Stacey Flaster (director of last year’s “Carousel”) and conducted by Light Opera Works music director Roger L. Bingaman.  The cast includes Nick Foster (Archibald Craven), Sophie Thatcher (Mary), Brianna Borger (Lily), Maggie Portman (Martha), Travis Taylor (Dr. Craven), Steve Peebles (Dickon) and Matthew Schroeder (Colin).

Information about times and performances is available at 847- 920-5360 or