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GECA presenting ‘Children of Eden’

At rehearsal, from left, seated, Glenn Weber, Sharon Poulsen, Dietrich Bondurant, Sherrie Hursh, Trevor Miller, Amanda Miller, Rob Arrant, Haley Grassia; standing, Wanetta McGinty, Gilda Stubben.

From the Garden of Eden to Noah, the ark, the flood. The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts is working on a production that tells the Bible stories with music.

This is a low profile show, you may not have heard of it. But, according to director Phil Johnson, it has the potential to be life-changing.

Show dates for “Children of Eden” are Thursday, April 19, through Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 22, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each, $7 for GECA members, and are available at the Atmore News office, 128 S. Main Street.

The cast is as follows:

Father: Phil Johnson

Adam: Timothy Huber

Eve: Maddi Metzler

Cain: Skyler Hursh

Abel/Ham: Trevor Miller

Seth/Shem: Dietrich Bondurant

Noah: Glenn Weber

Mama Noah: Sharon Poulsen

Japheth: Rob Arrant

Yonah: Haley Grassia

Aphra: Amanda Miller

Aysha: Sherrie Hursh

Snake: Sylver Hooks

Snake quartet: Brianna Guest, Darla Weber, Sharon Poulsen, Haley Grassia

Wasteland solos – Female 1: Sherrie Hursh; Female 2: Brianna Guest; Female 3: Sharon Poulsen; Male 1: Sylver Hooks

Generations solos – Female 1: Sherrie Hursh; Male 1: Sylver Hooks

Storytellers – Speaker: Rob Arrant; Gilda Stubben; Wanetta McGinty

Kids/Animals: Brooklyn Hursh, Leah Miller

Dancer for birds: Isabel Allen

All principles not currently in scenes are also Storytellers/Animals.