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Auditions for Children of Eden

Hershey Area Playhouse is holding auditions for its upcoming summer production of CHILDEN OF EDEN

The other bible musical written by Stephen Schwartz, also of WICKED fame. 

Auditions will be Saturday, May 20th from 11am-4pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 22nd as needed. 

Auditions will take place in the Rose Room at Country Meadows, which is adjacent to the Playhouse, located at the corner of Sand Hill Road and Cherry Drive, Hershey. Use Country Meadow’s main entrance and take the stairway to the second floor. Note: Due to other activities on the property the day of auditions, please be aware that parking will be limited.  

Available Roles: 

Father- Baritone
Adam- Tenor
Eve- Mezzo-Soprano
Young Cain- Countertenor
Cain- Tenor
Young Abel- Countertenor
Abel- Tenor
Noah- Tenor
Mama Noah- Mezzo-Soprano
Ham- Tenor
Aphra- Alto
Japeth- Tenor
Yonah- Mezzo-Soprano
Seth- Tenor
Shem- Tenor
Aysha- Alto

Ensemble- which will be featured throughout the show playing an assortment of characters and other integral parts. 

Those auditioning may come prepared with a 36-bar song selection.  There will be an accompanist.  We request that you do not sing a cappella. Please bring sheet music or a pre-recorded karaoke track on a device that can be played in the room.

Short scenes from the show will be provided and those auditioning might be asked to do a cold reading.  The audition will also include learning and performing some choreography.  

CHILDREN OF EDEN is a soaring musical that features the Bible stories of Genesis/ the Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, and Noah and the Great Flood.   

The show is being directed by theatre veteran Jennifer Feldser and produced by Kristin Einsel.

Performances will be held July 19-23, 26-30th.  The 26th is an additional show that will be performed as a Volunteer Appreciation performance.