The story takes place in late 1800s England and revolves around the 10-year-old orphan Mary Lennox, a quick-tempered girl who comes to live with her uncle in his lonely old manor. In the course of her stay, Mary discovers her fretful, bedridden cousin, Colin, and the mysteries of a locked garden. With special care, this secret garden blossoms along with Mary's emotional rejuvenation and Colin's physical recovery, showing us the healing power of nature. The Secret Garden is recommended for ages eight and older. Based on the classic 1910 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Seattle Children's Theatre's (SCT) produces the United States premiere of Michael Shamata and Paula Wing's adaptation for its 30th anniversary holiday production.