‘Children of Eden’ to take the stage

Community Editor

Forest Lake Youth Performing Arts will present “Children of Eden,” a Stephen Schwartz musical loosely based on the book of Genesis about the relationships between parents and children.

“Children of Eden” is directed by Vanessa Novak with assistance from Susan Novak, Maurya Laqua and Kristi Jacoway and performed by youth ages 13 to 18 from the surrounding area. Special guest and alumnus Chad Ruter also has a feature role in the show.

“Children of Eden” will be on stage at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1790 SE 11th St. June 17, 22, 23, and 24 at 7 p.m.; June 18 at 4 p.m. and June. 24 at 3 p.m.

While tickets are free, reservations are recommended. To make a reservation or for more information, visit www.youthperformingarts.org.