Children Of Eden

New Athenaeum Theatre

23 May 2023 - 26 May 2023

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Children of Eden

Book by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Based on a concept by Charles Lisanby
Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erskine

The timeless conflict between parents and children is at the centre of this musical from the creator of Wicked and Godspell. Inspired by the Book of Genesis, Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden traces humanity’s fall, from Adam and Eve to the story of Noah. This bold production updates the story to a shadowy future where society has unravelled. Moving, inspiring and blessed with Schwartz’s magic touch, this musical teaches us all about what it means to be human.

Age recommendation: 12+ 

Content Warnings: Strobe, loud/sudden noises, haze
Trigger warnings: Death, blood, weapons, physical violence

This amateur production of Children of Eden is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI (Europe).