Podium Concert Productions proudly presents the Tony Award®-winning musical The Secret Garden in concert for 3 performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hall on January 13, 14 & 15, 2017, with a world-class orchestra, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri, on stage with Canada’s brightest stars of stage and musical theatre.

About the Show

In The Secret Garden, Grammy–winning composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) reimagine Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic children’s novel into an enchanting musical for the young and the young at heart. Orphaned in India, 11 year–old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his sickly son Colin. “Dreamers” — spirits from Mary's past — guide her through her new life as she discovers the estate's many wonders, including a magical garden that beckons the children with haunting melodies. This magical tale of forgiveness and renewal is sure to delight musical theatre lovers of all ages.

Performance Information

Friday January 13, 2017 – 7:30pm
Saturday January 14, 2017 – 7:30pm
Sunday January 15, 2017 – 6:30pm



Tickets starting at $39. Groups of 8 or more receive a 15% discount by contacting Podium Concerts.

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Featuring an all-Canadian cast drawn from the theatre and opera worlds spanning Broadway, Mirvish, Canadian Opera Company, Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival, Charlottetown Festival, Dancap Productions, West End-London (UK), and much more.

Creative Team

    • Mark Camilleri
    • Musical Director
    • TSO, Mirvish, DanCap, Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo, Marvin Hamlish, Audra McDonald
    • Steve Ross
    • Director
    • Sunday In The Park With George, Assassins and Vigil


    • Adam Brazier
    • Archibald Craven
    • Lead roles on Broadway, London’s West End & Mirvish, Artistic Director Confederation Centre for the Arts
    • Erin Fisher
    • Lily
    • Canadian Opera Company (3 seasons), Member of the classical crossover group - The Viva Trio
    • Sarah Caraher
    • Mary Lennox
    • Title role of Nicholas Lloyd Webber’s The Little Prince, Theatre Calgary – World Premiere


    • Louise Camilleri
    • Ayah/Alice
    • Show Boat (Broadway), Mamma Mia! & Lord of the Rings (Mirvish)
    • Gabi Epstein
    • Martha
    • Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, Once (Mirvish), Les Miserables (in Concert)
    • Kevin Forestell
    • Lt. Wright/Albert
    • World Premiere of The Little Prince, The Producers (in Concert)
    • Kyle Golemba
    • Dickon/Lt. Shaw
    • Stratford (5 seasons), Shaw (2 Seasons), Mirvish, CanStage
    • Matthew Nethersole
    • Fakir
    • Richie in Chorus Line (Stratford), Shaw, The Grand Theatre
    • Denise Oucharek
    • Mrs. Medlock
    • Sound of Music & Carousel (Stratford), Mamma Mia! & Evangeline (Mirvish)
    • Steve Ross
    • Ben Weatherstaff/Major Holmes
    • Stratford (12 Seasons), The Producers (Mirvish)
    • Kate Suhr
    • Mrs. Winthrop/Claire/Rose
    • Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Cosette in Les Miserables
    • Shawn Wright
    • Dr. Neville Craven
    • Stratford (7 Seasons), Shaw (5 Seasons), Jersey Boys (DanCap)
    • Lucas Kalechstein
    • Colin Craven
    • Marry Poppins (LOT), Ragtime (Wavestage), Little Mermaid (UTC)


    • Doug Miller
    • Flute / Piccolo
    • Colin Maier
    • Oboe / English Horn
    • Pol Coussée
    • Clarinet / Bass Clarinet
    • David Quackenbush
    • Horn
    • Olivia Esther
    • Horn
    • Dave Dunlop
    • Trumpet
    • William Carn
    • Trombone
    • Sonia Vizante
    • Violin
    • Ellen Moore
    • Violin
    • Bridget LaMarche
    • Viola
    • Sharon Prater
    • Cello
    • Patrick Kilbride
    • Bass
    • Michael Viera
    • Piano
    • Dave Myers
    • Synthesizer
    • Adam Campbell
    • Percussion
    • Mark Camilleri
    • Conductor

About Podium Concert Productions

Led by award-winning producer Peter da Costa and veteran music director Mark Camilleri, Podium Concert Productions aims to produce a series of Broadway musicals in concert featuring Canada’s brightest stars of stage and musical theatre sharing the stage with an orchestra of world-class musicians.

The founder of da Costa Talent Management and co-founder of Show Choir Canada, Peter da Costa has built his career on creating opportunities, seeking new ventures that capitalize on his extensive industry experience. With offices in Toronto and Vancouver, da Costa Talent Management today enjoys a cross-country presence that benefits the agency’s roster of award-winning Triple Threat talent. Podium Concert Productions is one of several productions in development, including a TV series and an original live theatrical show.

A music director, pianist, composer, arranger, accompanist, engineer, producer, conductor, and recording studio owner (Imagine Sound Studio), Mark Camilleri’s credits include music directing The Toxic Avenger (Dancap Productions); Cinderella (Ross Petty Productions); and Disney’s High School Musical (Drayton Entertainment), Funny Girl in Concert ; A Rhapsody in Gershwin, The Very Very Best of Broadway, with Marvin Hamlisch, Martin Short and Audra McDonald; Back The Mack, with Matt Dusk, Sophie Milman, Jim Cuddy, Measha Brueggergosman and Johnny Reid; and the Canadian Screen Awards; associate music directing Mamma Mia, Dirty Dancing (Mirvish Productions); and conducting major symphony orchestras across Canada. He has also shared the stage with Il Divo, Celine Dion, Sting, Eric Clapton, Andrea Bocelli, Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLachlan, David Foster, and Annie Lennox.

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