‘Children of Eden’ to be performed this weekend in Nashua
Thursday, December 5, 2013
NASHUA – From Stephen Schwartz and John Caird comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith … not to mention centuries of unresolved family business.
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: “The hardest part of love … is letting go.”
“Children of Eden” will be performed at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, 14 Court St., Nashua, at 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 2 p.m., Sunday,
There are a lot of local faces in this production. Music director Judy Hayward lives in Mont Vernon. Ashley Hughes-Swanson, who plays Eve, graduated from Souhegan High School and now resides in Merrimack. Cain, played by Nathan Schwartzberg is a Bedford resident. Story teller Michelle Emmond is a teacher and resident of Amherst. Snake singer/story teller Mollie Hayward graduated from Souhegan High School and current attends the University of New Hampshire.
Tickets prices are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and military personnel and $12 for children 12 and younger.
Tickets may be purchased online through Ticketleap at www.stage
coachproductions.org or by calling 320-3780. Group rates are available.
Call 672-6440 for additional information.