Children of Eden 2019
The Cecilian Society performed Children of Eden at the Mitchell Theatre on the 20th-23rd February 2019!
Children of Eden is a show based off of stories found in the Book of Genesis. The first act is based on the Garden of Eden and Cain and Abel stories, while the second act is a twist on Noah’s Ark. Often, this show is played as a biblical production, but not this one. Though the stories remain based on bible stories, these characters are used more to present themes of intellectual independence, family relationships, rebelliousness and free will. This story is created by a chorus of Storytellers who, along with a principle cast, create the stories through musical numbers ranging from the jazzy and sassy, to heartfelt and poignant all the way to giant dance numbers. This show has something for everyone!!
Director: Sam McElgunn
Assistant Directors: Aidan Dobson & Catriona Strachan
Choreographer: Lauren Hogg
Assistant Choreographer: Jill Howie
Co-Musical Directors: Olivia Attwooll-Keith & Michael Smith
Tech Director: Stella Sewell
Assistant Tech Director: Finley Dickins
Scenic Designer: Flora Robson
The Cecilian Society proudly presents: Children of Eden.
Book by John Caird. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Based on a concept by Charles Lisan. Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin & Martin Erskine.
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe).All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe www.mtishows.co.uk
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