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While humanity is portrayed as destructive, violent and ignorant most of the times, Children of Eden teaches you that as long as the human spirit remains, love, connection and exploration permeates. Based on the Genesis, Bible, Children of Eden highlights the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Able, Noah and his. The story is told in a humorous and heartfelt way. The well familiar stories are told in a more relatable and interesting way
Children of Eden features book by Jon Caird, lyrics and music by Stephen Schwartz and concept of Charles Lisanby. It is a joyous and inspirational musical focusing on life, love, faith, family, freedom and redemption.
The show opened in London in 1991 for the first time. It was originally written in 1986 by a High School Theatre Camp and substantially revised by Stephen Schwartz and John Caird in a musical when it came to America. The popularity of the show has spread by word of mouth. With a wonderfully strong cast, innovative and beautiful costumes and some truly excellent songs, the play is liked by parents and children alike. The love song, "In Whatever Time we have" is the most popular song being played on weddings. Other fascinating songs include, "The stranger to the rain", an embodiment of love and emotions, "In the beginning" highlighting philosophy of life and "The Hardest Part of Love" which urges audiences to think deeply.
Children of Eden is frank, heartfelt examination of humanity and its complications. The first act of the show captures the beginning of creation, focusing on Adam and Eve and their sons Cain and Abel. The act begins in darkness. The chorus of the storytellers describes the beginning of the world when Fathers created the Heavens. He creates Adam and Eve and gives them Garden of Eden to live in. Father forbids them to eat from the tree of knowledge but Eve is enchanted by the tree and tricks Adam too to eat the forbidden fruit. Father exiles Adam and Eve and as the time passes they desolate new environment. They have two sons, Cain and Abel. To find his own destiny, Cain leaves Adam and Eve, kills Able when he tries to stop him and storms off. Time passes by and Eve has a third son, Seth. She gathers her grandchildren together and they dream of the day when they will return to their true home paradise, in the song "Children of Eden".
The second act focuses on Noah's family and its struggle, a thousand years after first act. The storytellers sing "Generations" which traces the line of Adam to Noah and his three sons; Shem, Ham and Japheth. Noah is building the ark quickly so that he can escape the flood that will destroy the line of Cain. His elder son, Japheth announces to marry Yonah, a servant girl who bears the mark of Cain. Noah disproves her but Japheth hides Yonah in the ark. The flood begins, more and more rain comes down. When the family finds out about Yonah, a fight is initiated and Noah realizes that he has to let humanity choose its own destiny in the song, "The Hardest Part of Love". The act ends with the song "In the beginning" in which Father promises he would not destroy the earth again letting humanity takes responsibility for its own fate.
The play holds meaning on so many levels. It deals with personal responsibility, intellectual independence, rebellion and family dysfunctions. For those who watch it, the experience remains etched in memory. The play receives cheering and standing ovation and is much loved by the audience. So get your Children of Eden tickets and listen to the music, visualize the magic as talented performers retell the amazing stories of our ancestors. That emotional experience makes you feel a new sense of responsibility and reconciliation.
Buy Children of Eden tickets and enjoy the play that touches hearts of millions and reminds the audiences of the beauty of humanity.