Seton Hill U. Theatre presents “Children of Eden” 4/24-5/2
GREENSBURG, Pa. – Seton Hill University’s Theatre Program is proud to present the musical “Children of Eden,” with book by John Caird and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, from April 24-May 2. Tickets are $12, with student and group rates available. Call or e-mail the Seton Hill Theatre Box Office for tickets: 724-838-4241 or email@example.com.
Performances: April 24 - 10:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., April 25 - 8 p.m., April 26 - 2 p.m., April 28 and 29 - 10:30 a.m. and April 30, May 1 and 2 - 8 p.m.
Enter Eden via England, where this celebrated musical got its start. Now it’s on its way to Broadway, with a stop at Seton Hill. Based on the stories of Adam and Eve and Noah’s Ark, these family favorites find beautiful expression in the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Pippin,” “Godspell”) and John Caird (“Les Miserables”), and their home in the hearts of all who witness their wonderment.
The Seton Hill student cast of “Children of Eden” includes Laura Barron of Grove City, Pa., Kristy Bissel of Canonsburg, Pa., Ryan Carroll of Freedom, Pa., Cameron Corcoran of Houston, Pa., Brendan Duffy of North Huntingdon, Pa., Jessica Florian of Washington, Pa., Jeffrey Gettemy of Latrobe, Pa., Nathaniel Hough of Elizabeth, Pa., Steve Kovalcik of Myertown, Pa., Sarah Laughland of Frederick, Md., Matt Leslie of Butler, Pa., Jeanette Lundell of Sewickley, Pa., Natalie Moretti of Cheswick, Pa., and Julia Smolka of Greensburg, Pa.
The Seton Hill student technical staff includes Nate Errett of North Huntingdon, Pa. as assistant lighting designer, Jasmine Goodman, of Springville, Pa. as wardrobe mistress, Katie Ingram of Springdale, Pa. as stage manager, Laura Scott of Leighton, Pa. as assistant set designer, Molly Sniegocki of Pittsburgh, Pa. as assistant stage manager, Reba Stramat of Uniontown, Pa. as assistant stage manager, and Emily Stroble of Akron, Ohio as puppet master.
Seton Hill Theatre’s production of “Children of Eden” is directed by guest artist John Reilly. Jim Overly is the music director and TaMara Swank is the choreographer.
New this year! “Dinner and a Show” packages that include meals at the Red Star Agave Grill restaurant in Greensburg’s historic train station. The Sunday performance ticket price of $35 includes a meal selection from a special “Dinner and a Show” menu at the Red Star at 12 p.m., shuttle to and from Reeves Theatre, and admittance to the Theatre performance on Sunday, April 26. The evening performance ticket price of $40 includes a meal selection from a special “Dinner and a Show” menu at the Red Star at 6 p.m., shuttle to and from Reeves Theatre, and admittance to the Theatre performance on Thursday, April 30. “Dinner and a Show” tickets must be purchased at least five business days prior to the performance. All dinner tickets include a non-alcoholic beverage, tax, and gratuity. Meal selections must be made at least five business days prior to the performance through the SHU Theatre Box Office. The Red Star restaurant is located in Greensburg’s historic train station, near the entrance to Seton Hill’s campus.
Venue/Ticket Information: All Seton Hill Theatre performances are held in Reeves Theatre on Seton Hill University’s Greensburg, Pa. campus. Reeves Theatre is a disabled accessible and climate-controlled facility. Parking is free. Single admission tickets are $12. Seton Hill students (with valid ID) can purchase tickets for $5. Groups of 16 or more can purchase tickets at a rate of $10 each with a reservation and advance payment. Purchase a subscription and receive one ticket to each of the four productions for $40. Order tickets by phone: 724-838-4241, by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail: Theatre Box Office, Seton Hill University, Box 492, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, Pa. 15601-1599.
Box Office Hours (by telephone): 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Extended hours on performance days: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday.
Harlan Gallery, a professional art exhibition space located near Reeves Theatre at Seton Hill, will be open prior to all Theatre performances. For more information on Harlan Gallery, visit www.setonhill.edu or contact Gallery Director Carol Brode at 724-830-1071 or email@example.com.
The Seton Hill University Theatre Program has a long history of educating theatre majors for careers in the professional theatre while playing a vital role in the educational life of the campus. Seton Hill’s Theatre Program offers four full-length productions (as well as a number of shorter works) each year that generate audiences of over 3,500 and speak to topics addressed in courses across Seton Hill’s curriculum. For more information on the Theatre Program at Seton Hill, please visit www.setonhill.edu or call 724-830-0300.