The Secret Garden Public Performance

The Secret Garden, an original Missoula Children’s Theatre rendition, is a joyful retelling of a story of hope and celebration and all good things in life. Mistress Mary Quite Contrary embarks on a journey from India to her uncle’s home in England.  Along the way she makes friends with the hilarious Canadian Geese and the colorful Giant Bugs that Rock! In time she learns to appreciate everything around her, including the Moor Animals and the helpful Fireflies. Add to that a good healthy dose of caring, and what happens? Colin, Martha, Archibald – well, the whole household – begin to enjoy the return of health and happiness in a garden carefully tended…until it blossoms once more.

Auditions will be on Monday, February 26 after school, rehearsals will take place after school all week, and students will perform the play on March 1 and 2.  The show will be “The Secret Garden”, so come out and join the fun!  It is open to children in Kindergarten through 12th grade, and students participate free of charge thanks to support from Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, Tennessee Arts Commission, John D. Grubb and Louise Sumner Fund for Monroe County, as well as personal donations.  

Tickets to performances are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under 5.

Pre-register at and earn a free ticket to a performance!

Hourly Schedule

Monday, Feb. 26

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 27-Thursday, Feb. 29

4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday, March 1

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
School Performance
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Public Performance

Saturday, March 2

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Public Performance


Mar 01 2024


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Hiwassee Bruderhof Auditorium
225 Hiwassee Community Drive Madisonville TN 37354


(423) 442-3210

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