‘Children of Eden’ presented at St. Mark’s Church

Noah and his family are a big part of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church drama department’s ‘Children of Eden’ upcoming production. The musical focuses on family, love, greed, anger and more. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Hannah Scout Field, cast as Eve, Andy Doran as God, and Matt Okoneski playing Adam will perform in ‘Children of Eden,’ based on the Book of Genesis. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

‘Children of Eden’ will be presented Aug. 7 through 17 by the drama department at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, North St. Paul. The musical production is written by Stephen Schwartz, playwright of the famous shows, ‘Wicked’ and ‘Godspell’. ‘Children of Eden’ is based on the book of Genesis, focusing primarily on Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and Noah, and uses the universal themes of family, love, greed and anger, among others. The St. Mark’s production will include people of all ages.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. The Sunday performances will be at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 10 and 17. Ticket prices at the door are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and children age 8 and younger. All paid-in-advance tickets will be discounted by $2. A special preview night on Aug. 7 will cost $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets are available by calling the ticket line at 651-777-7451, ext. 420.

More information is available on the church website www.stmarks-nsp.org or by calling the church office at 651-777-7451. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is located at 2499 N. Helen St., North St. Paul, across from North High School.


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