PRODUCTION HISTORY

Stephen Schwartz takes on the Garden of Eden and Noah’s Ark in a celebration of hope and the human spirit

Children of Eden

CREDITS

July 30 and 31, 2021  

 

 Stephen Schwartz says Children of Eden is his favorite of all his musicals. Freely based on the first nine chapters of Genesis, the show introduces the Biblical stories of the Creation, Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and Noah’s ark, celebrating human spirit and family across the ages. Themes include messages of unconditional love, hope and second chances.

Children of Eden Program Cover

CREATIVE TEAM

DIRECTORS: Debbie Thompson and MeLinda Tatum Kaiser 
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Charles deMets
CHOREOGRAPHY: MeLinda Tatum Kaiser and Michelle Grow Sirota
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: David Toll
STAGE MANAGEMENT: Lindsey Silver
COSTUMES: Logan Barrie Pring and Janine Moyer Buesgen
DRAMATURGY: Janine Moyer Buesgen
SET DESIGN: David Toll 
PROPERTIES DESIGN: Greg Raysor

CAST

CAST:

FATHER Keith Beecham
ADAM Ben Brown
EVE Noelle Joy Fiorentino
YOUNG CAIN Connor Klock
YOUNG ABEL Luke Platt
CAIN/JAPHETH Miguel Vela
ABEL Ethan Hawkins
NOAH Mark Urmson
MAMA NOAH Hannah Westfall
HAM Ravi Stein
SHEM Nicholas Schaffer
AYSHA Lauryn Ciardullo
APHRA Leah Sirota
YONAH Mack Noelle

LEAD STORYTELLERS

Caitlin Beecham
Mack Noelle
Caryn Hartman
Julie Ryan
Jesse Hasty
Nicholas Schaffer
Ethan Hawkins
Gillian Szymanski
Julia Kesack
Mark Urmson
Sarah Leakey
Hannah Westfall

 

SNAKE
Aria Beauchamp
Julie Ryan
Caitlin Beecham
Nicholas Schaffer
Lauryn Ciardullo
Gillian Szymanski
Sarah Leakey

 

ANIMALS

Aria Beauchamp
Carissa Shellenberger
Connor Klock
Leah Sirota
Bee Micklos
Noa Stein
Jenna Micklos
Ravi Stein
Luke Platt
Emma Strenger
Nicholas Schaffer
Lilee Ziegler

ENSEMBLE
Aria Beauchamp
Nicholas Schaffer
Lauryn Ciardullo
Carissa Shellenberger
Caryn Hartman
Leah Sirota
Jesse Hasty
Noa Stein
Connor Klock
Ravi Stein
Bee Micklos
Emma Strenger
Jenna Micklos
Lilee Ziegler
Luke Platt

PRODUCTION PHOTOS BY MARK SIROTA

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