Children Of Eden

Doesn’t the first word in the title CHILDREN OF EDEN imply that it’s the ideal musical for a Jr. edition? Not so fast. True, children are the ones for whom Jr. editions are made. They’re custom-tailored to what kids can do, with music transposed to keys appropriate to their young voices. But what’s in a [...]

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It’s never been produced on Broadway and its London production was short-lived. But these facts haven’t kept one theater after another from doing CHILDREN OF EDEN. Here in Watertown, Massachusetts, The Wellesley Players are staging what is essentially two one-act Biblical musicals with book by John (LES MISERABLES) Caird and score by Stephen (GODSPELL and [...]

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Welcome to our fifth article in the  “Choosing Your High School’s Musical” series. This series of blog posts is designed to introduce you to some of our shows that we know work in a high school setting. Of course, it’s up to you to determine if the shows are best-suited to your community, so we [...]

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Exciting news! If you’ve ever had a question about a Stephen Schwartz show, we bet we’ve got your answer! Recently, a forum archive was added to the official Stephen Schwartz website — it includes answers to questions submitted to Stephen over the years about each of his shows. Not only is the page conveniently organized, [...]

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In October of 2003, a show opened that would quickly become one of the biggest phenomena Broadway has ever seen.  The musical WICKED, an alternative look at L. Frank Baum’s THE WIZARD OF OZ, struck a chord in theatregoers across the country.  Teenage and college-age girls were particularly drawn to the complex relationship between Elphaba, [...]

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