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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (composer of Wicked and Godspell)
Book by John Caird (Les Miserables, Candide 1999, and Jane Eyre)

August 9-11 7:30pm each evening
McDonald Moody Auditorium
Lubbock Christian University
5601 19th

All reserved seats $10 available July 1 at at 806-720-7429

The MTI website states:

Freely based on the story of Genesis, CHILDREN OF EDEN is a frank, heartfelt and often humorous examination of the age-old conflict between parents and children. Adam, Eve, Noah and the "Father" who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children. The show ultimately delivers a bittersweet but inspiring message: that "the hardest part of love... is letting go."

The music, by Schwartz, is really beautiful, and while the Bible stories from the first nine chapters of Genesis are romanticized in this version, it has an entertaining and touching message.

Main characters/Cast
Father – David Jones
Adam – Jake Lierman
Eve – DeLeisha Sheppard
Cain – John Paul Sheppard
Abel – Ryan Carnegey
Noah – Gary Moyers
Mama Noah – Traci Davidson
Yonah – Amanda Rogers

Director – Laurie Doyle
Asst. Director – Allison Smith
Orchestra Conductor – Andrew Babcock
Set- Shawn Hughes and Gary Moyers