Watch Young Performers Rehearse Jr. Version of Children of Eden, Adapted by College Student (Video)

News   Watch Young Performers Rehearse Jr. Version of Children of Eden, Adapted by College Student (Video)
 
The world premiere of a condensed "Jr." production of Children of Eden, Stephen Schwartz's epic musical based on the Book of Genesis, will begin July 17 in New Jersey. Go behind the scenes with the cast in rehearsals! 

As previously reported, Schwartz granted permission to college sophomore Lindsay Maron to adapt this production for a cast of young performers.

Anthony DeStefanis (Abel/Ham), Gianna Porfano (Yonah), Melody Atkinson (Eve/Mama), Paul J. Hernandez (Father), Stephen Schwartz, Dylan Randazzo (Cain/Japheth), Lindsay Maron (Director/Choreographer), Sean Puzzo (Graphic Designer/Assistant Director)
Anthony DeStefanis (Abel/Ham), Gianna Porfano (Yonah), Melody Atkinson (Eve/Mama), Paul J. Hernandez (Father), Stephen Schwartz, Dylan Randazzo (Cain/Japheth), Lindsay Maron (Director/Choreographer), Sean Puzzo (Graphic Designer/Assistant Director)

 

 

Maron is directing and choreographing the production, which will feature music direction by Alex Ratner. 

The cast includes Michael Ferlita as Father, Steven LaMaita as Adam/Noah, Melody Atkinson as Eve/Mama, Dylan Randazzo as Cain/Japeth, Gianna Porfano as Yonah, Anthony DeStefanis as Abel/Ham, Elisabeth Lynn as Aphra, Jack Nissen as Seth/Shem, Emma Price as Aysha, Soren Schwener as Young Cain and Ryan Hatzlhoffer as Young Abel.

The Snake will be played by Karenna Breslow, Arielle Handler, Grace Petersen, Anna Pettigrew and Darby Ryden.

Soloists include Lindsey Cornelison, Veronica Gonzalez, Zoe Latanision, Grace Petersen, Anna Pettigrew, Emma Price, Darby Ryden and Aviva Winick. Storytellers are Julia Bavoso, Elizabeth Bigham, Katherine Ertman, Jhailyn Farcon, Jack Gullo, Abby Jeffries, Anna Jeffries, Dexter Kennedy, Madison Lagares, Will Nissen, Kate Petrella, Taryn Ryden, Priya Roychowdhury, Ariela Rozentul, Jessica Santa, Maya Slaughter and Chloe Warlick.

Children of Eden tells the story of Adam and Eve and Cain and Abel in Act I and the story of Noah and the Flood in Act II.

Click here to learn more about how the musical is being adapted.

 

 

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