UTSA Lyric Theatre presents musical 'The Secret Garden' at Downtown Campus


In a scene from "The Secret Garden" are Tess Acosta as Mary Lennox (left) and Chris Garcia as Dickon.

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(Feb. 23, 2011)--The UTSA Lyric Theatre will present the musical "The Secret Garden" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25 and Friday, March 4, and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 27 and Sunday, March 6 in the Buena Vista Theater at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

The musical adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's book tells the story of Mary Lennox, orphaned at age 10 while living in India with her parents. When Mary is sent back to England to live with her uncle, she befriends Mrs. Medlock, the chambermaid who shares the secret of a garden hidden behind a wall.

The UTSA Lyric Theatre is a student ensemble directed by UTSA Associate Professor William McCrary.

Tickets are $20; $15 for seniors, military and students. Group sales of 10 or more are available for $10 and $8 for student groups. Advance tickets are available by calling 210-458-5685 or visiting the UTSA Department of Music website.