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Old Testament stories are told beginning with the Creation, Adam and Eve and Cain and Abel, and Noah and the Ark.

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by - Sep 7, 2022
Top stories include a first look at Lea Michele in Funny Girl, a video of her first bows in the show, and more! Plus, the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd has been confirmed, starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford.
by Team BWW - Sep 6, 2022
As BroadwayWorld first reported in 2020, Children of Eden has been circling a pre-Broadway run in Chicago, which was derailed multiple times by the pandemic. Now the show will get a staged concert at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 3, 2022
GODSPELL, el próximo proyecto del Teatro del SOHO Caixabank y Antonio Banderas se estrenará en Málaga el próximo 3 de noviembre, y con motivo del comienzo de los ensayos, la próxima semana el legendario compositor y letrista Stephen Schwartz se encuentra en la capital andaluza.Así lo ha hecho saber el propio Antonio Banderas en sus redes sociales, colgando una foto junto a él frente al Castillo de Gibralfaro:
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
Michelle Williams will be joining the staged concert presentation of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's Children of Eden in Chicago this October.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022
Get a FIRST LOOK at one of the most popular musical revues of all time, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ The Fats Waller Musical Show, running September 23 – October 8, 2022 at The California Center for the Arts, Escondido!  Check out photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2022
Broadway veteran Randal Keith will be joining the staged concert presentation of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's Children of Eden in Chicago this October.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 24, 2022
Algonquin Arts Theatre (Pamela Ward-Executive Director) has announced the cast and creative team for its fall musical, Man of La Mancha. The show will run at Algonquin Arts Theatre from October 14 through October 23.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Multi-award winning gospel artist, KORYN HAWTHORNE, will be joining the staged concert presentation of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's Children of Eden in Chicago this October.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and The Muny have announced details about their latest collaboration: the upcoming concert honoring the late Stephen Sondheim A Little Sondheim Music on Sunday, October 2, at 3:00pm.
by - Sep 15, 2022
Top stories include an extension for the off-Broadway production of Merrily We Roll Along, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez. Plus, new cast members will join The Lion King tour, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
Award winning gospel artist, David Phelps, and internet singing sensation, Sam Tsui, will be joining the staged concert presentation of Stephen Schwartz and John Caird's CHILDREN OF EDEN in Chicago this October.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022
Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its holiday show, A Christmas Story: The Musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022
The Chicagoland Theatre Fund's staged concert presentation of Children of Eden will be available to stream next year for a limited time only! The concert will stream ahead of a full-scaled non-concert production of Children of Eden, set to be produced late next year. See photos from the concert presentation here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022
Kiln Theatre  has announced the full cast for the return of Zadie Smith's The Wife of Willesden, directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2022
​​​​​​​City Springs Theatre Conservatory, the arts education training arm of the City Springs Theatre Company, presents its first large-scale musical of the season, presented by Delta Community Credit Union. Directed by Junior Theatre Festival award-winner Haden Rider, Godspell, Jr. will run for three performances only November 11 and 12, 2022 in the Studio Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs).
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 3, 2022
Based on the Gospel according to Matthew, Godspell is the first musical theatre offering from composer Stephen Schwartz who went on to write such well-known hits as Wicked, Pippin, and Children of Eden. The show features a comedic troupe of eccentric players who team up with Jesus to teach his lessons in a new age through parables, games, and tomfoolery.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
Actor, presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Ore Oduba is to don his fishnets once again as he returns to the role of Brad Majors in this special 50th Anniversary production of Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show for a limited six week run at the Peacock Theatre, London.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022
CreateTheater's Executive Producer Cate Cammarata and Kevin Halpin, Musical Theatre Program Coordinator of SUNY Cortland's Musical Theater Department, have selected THE BONE HARP (Book and Lyrics by Laura Stratford, Music by Heidi Joosten) as their first College Musical Theater Partnership collaboration.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022
CreateTheater's Executive Producer Cate Cammarata and Kevin Halpin, Musical Theatre Program Coordinator of SUNY Cortland's Musical Theater Department, have selected THE BONE HARP (Book and Lyrics by Laura Stratford, Music by Heidi Joosten) as their first College Musical Theater Partnership collaboration. Music direction is by Jeff Cox.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022
 Ruthie Henshall has announced plans to open CAST, a new drama school offering a three-year diploma in Musical Theatre Industry Preparation; with its first intake in September 2023. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022
The Wizard of Oz, the beloved story of Dorothy's journey over the rainbow will begin previews at Capital Repertory Theatre on Friday, November 18, opening on Tuesday, November 22 and running through Saturday, December 24.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
Jeffrey Seller and Cameron Mackintosh, producers of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON, have announced new casting for the show who will have their first performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 June 2022 where tickets are currently on sale to 1 October 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Broadway Concert Series (June 3 - 18).
by Nicole Rosky - May 5, 2022
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has just announced that the musical Estella Scrooge (A Christmas Carol with a Twist) is now available for licensing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series (June 3 - 18).
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022
Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), and it took the world by storm. Led by the international hit, 'Day by Day,' Godspell features a parade of beloved songs, including 'Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,' 'Learn Your Lessons Well,' 'All for the Best,' 'All Good Gifts,' 'Turn Back, O Man' and 'By My Side.' Boasting a score with chart topping songs, a book by a visionary playwright (John-Michael Tebelak) and a feature film, Godspell is a sensation that continues to touch audiences.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
Theater Works’ Mainstage production, Children of Eden,” based on the first 9 1/2 chapters of The Book of Genesis, explores the generational conflict of parents and children through joyous and inspirational music about parents, children, faith and unresolved family business, June 10-26 in the Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Drive.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO will present its 2022 Summer of Musicals with an array of six joyful, award-winning musicals, celebrating its 76th season. The summer lineup showcases the best of national, regional and local talent and features stunning production enhancements, like its new video wall and immersive entertainment experiences beyond the stage.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
3-D THEATRICALS is finally back and are thrilled to invite you to “Seize the Day” as they present the high-flying NEWSIES, book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, musical conductor is Julie Lamoureux, vocal director is Crystal Barron, choreography by Chaz Wolcott (recreating the original Broadway choreography by Christopher Gattelli) and directed by T.J. Dawson. NEWSIES will preview on Friday, May 13, 2022 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 14 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 18000 Park Plaza Drive in Cerritos.  
by Scott Rawson - May 12, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen has been a long-awaited show for this reviewer and it did not disappoint. The show was inspired by the true story of Benj Pasek, the show's lyricist, who, after a high school classmate died of a drug overdose, witnessed classmates tell false stories of being part of the deceased student's life.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
Panic! Productions, Born To Perform Studio and BarCinBoo Productions announce the addition of acclaimed choreographer Michelle Elkin and multiple award winning musical director Lloyd Cooper will join the team, along with Barry Pearl, of the popular teen musical 13.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, is continuing its Forestburgh Under the Stars Concert Series this weekend with Jackie Burns (Wicked) June 10 and Broadway Legend Ken Page June 11.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 28, 2022
The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: Almost on Broadway, created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. This latest Broadway by the Year concert highlighted songs that leapt to fame from shows that never actually made it to Broadway. Check out photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Future Spotlight Productions, in collaboration with KidZania London, present their next film, a modern musical remake of Jack and The Beanstalk. Featuring remixed pop classics to show-stopping musical numbers, this live production full of twists and turns features Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton and original SIX queen, Natalie Paris.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022
The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: Almost on Broadway on Monday, June 27 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Bay Harbor, MI has announced the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Godspell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Artistry will welcome audiences back to the Bloomington Center for the Arts, launching its 2022-2023 Season of theatrical and musical entertainment. 
by Nicholas Adler - Jul 8, 2022
In this edition of SO NOW YOU KNOW, BroadwayWorld talks to Winnie the Pooh's original PIGLET & ROO, puppeteer, actress and singer, Kristina Dizon about being a part of Winnie the Pooh, The New Musical Stage Adaption.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Public Works’ AS YOU LIKE IT, closing out the 60th Anniversary Season at The Delacorte Theater. Featuring music and lyrics by Shaina Taub and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022
Produced by New Stage’s Broadway Junior Summer Camp Intensive, Children of Eden, Jr. is a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children, and faith… not to mention centuries of unresolved family business! From the writer of WICKED, PIPPIN, and GODSPELL, Children of Eden, Jr. has plenty of life lessons for everyone.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere musical, Goddess. The musical stage production is conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, music and lyrics by Michael Thurber, and written by Jocelyn Bioh. Previews begin Saturday, August 13, and the show runs through Sunday, September 25.
by Neil Shurley - Jul 20, 2022
This musical is entertaining, fun, and joyous
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's Godspell will run Jul 12, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022 at the Benedum Center. Get a first look at the production here!
by Neil Shurley - Jul 12, 2022
On July 22, their most recent season concludes with a production of HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY in their home space, the historic Pelzer Auditorium. But July 22 also sees the opening of a brand new season at their new second location, the Simpsonville Arts Center. For their premiere prodcution in the space, MTP presents CHILDREN OF EDEN.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022
Godspell will be presented in Johnson Hall at Third Baptist Church, opening on March 17, 2023, and running though Saturday, March 25, 2023. Tick, Tick...BOOM! will be presented in Johnson Hall at Third Baptist Church opening on Sept. 29, 2023, and running though Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022
The Donmar Warehouse has announced the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst.Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Miri Mesika, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda, Baha Yetkin.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announced the cast for Pippin, the 2nd and final production in the company’s Summer 2022 season. Running from August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theatre.

Children of Eden Frequently Asked Questions

What songs are in Children of Eden and what's the order?
Let There Be
The Naming
The Spark of Creation
In Pursuit of Excellence
A World Without You
The Expulsion
Wasteland
Lost in the Wilderness
Close to Home
Children of Eden
Generations
Civilized Society
Degenerations
Shipshape
The Return of the Animals
Stranger to the Rain
In Whatever Time We Have
The Flood
What Is He Waiting For?
The Hardest Part of Love
Ain't It Good
In the Beginning
The Dove Song
May Your Perfect Garden Grow
Let There Be
The Tree Of Knowledge
The Naming
Grateful Children
Father's Day
Perfect, Part II
The Spark Of Creation
In Pursuit Of Excellence
The End Of A Perfect Day
Childhood's End
A World Without You
The Expulsion
Wasteland
The Spark Of Creation (Reprise)
Lost In The Wilderness
Close To Home
A Ring Of Stones
Death Of Abel
The Mark Of Cain
Children Of Eden
Generations
The Gathering Storm
A Piece Of Eight
The Return Of The Animals
Stranger To The Rain
In Whatever Time We Have
The Flood
What Is He Waiting For?
Sailor Of The Skies
The Hardest Part Of Love
Words Of Doom
The Hour Of Darkness
Ain't It Good
Precious Children
In The Beginning

What is the order of songs in Children of Eden and what's the order?
Let There Be
The Naming
The Spark of Creation
In Pursuit of Excellence
A World Without You
The Expulsion
Wasteland
Lost in the Wilderness
Close to Home
Children of Eden
Generations
Civilized Society
Degenerations
Shipshape
The Return of the Animals
Stranger to the Rain
In Whatever Time We Have
The Flood
What Is He Waiting For?
The Hardest Part of Love
Ain't It Good
In the Beginning
The Dove Song
May Your Perfect Garden Grow
Let There Be
The Tree Of Knowledge
The Naming
Grateful Children
Father's Day
Perfect, Part II
The Spark Of Creation
In Pursuit Of Excellence
The End Of A Perfect Day
Childhood's End
A World Without You
The Expulsion
Wasteland
The Spark Of Creation (Reprise)
Lost In The Wilderness
Close To Home
A Ring Of Stones
Death Of Abel
The Mark Of Cain
Children Of Eden
Generations
The Gathering Storm
A Piece Of Eight
The Return Of The Animals
Stranger To The Rain
In Whatever Time We Have
The Flood
What Is He Waiting For?
Sailor Of The Skies
The Hardest Part Of Love
Words Of Doom
The Hour Of Darkness
Ain't It Good
Precious Children
In The Beginning

What productions of Children of Eden have there been?
Children of Eden has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 1991, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1997, London Fringe which opened in 2000 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2003.