Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Casting announced for Children of Eden at the Union Theatre

Casting has been announced for Children of Eden which is being revived at the Union Theatre, 25 years after its original West End production.

Directed by Christian DurhamChildren of Eden will open on 12th August (previews from 10th August) for a limited run to 10th September 2016.

Natasha O'Brien will star as Eve/Mama with Stephen Barry as Adam/Noah. Completing the cast are Joey Dexter as Father, Samantha Giffard as Aysha, Guy Woolf as Cain/Japeth, Nikita Johal as Yonah, Susie Chaytow as Aphra, Daniel Miles as Abel/Ham, Kris Marc-Joseph as Seth/Shem, Verity Burgess as Storyteller and Gabriel Mokake as Snake.

Inspired by the Book of Genesis, the show tells the timeless story of what it means to be a parent. It is described as a "heartfelt and humorous musical about the unique family bond".

Children of Eden has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz with book by John Caird. Design will be by Kingsley Hall with lighting by Nic Farman and musical direction by Inga Davis-Rutter.Casting is to be announced.

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