Book by Sandra K. Kruse Music by James Carrano with Mike Jadin Lyrics by Sandra K. Kruse
How far will a father go to bring his children home?
"Father said that we would die, though He gave no reason why, to eat the fruit from this one tree, so appealing to the eye..."
Garden is a 2.5-hour epic rock opera of the Biblical meta-narrative. Act I opens with humanity reflecting on its state of
alienation and brokenness and then moves into the main action in which Lucifer,
God's most brilliant angel, leaves heaven, vowing to make war on the children
God is about to create. God, as three
characters (Father, Jesus, and L'Esprit), creates Earth andplaces
Adam and Eve in a paradisaical garden, warning them that death will come if they eat of the fruit of one
of the trees. (more).
All music, lyrics and Web content on this Web site are the sole and exclusive property of the copyright holders. Copyright 2008 Sandra Kruse, James Carrano, and Mike Jadin. Use or reproduciton without permission is forbidden. Photos courtesy of Jason Malinowski. We would like to thank the following for their generosity in recording the demos: Katherine Biskupic, John Breunig, James Carrano, Tiffany Shen-Ping Chang, Wendy Pei-Ju Chu, Ryan Freng, Jason Gantzer, Charles Jadin, Mike Jadin, Caitlin Klein, Matthew Kopetsky, Angela Marie Luther, Kelsey McCarey, Maggie Melchior, Julie Pignotti, Valerie Plaus, Justin Riem, John Shoemaker, and Christine Nicole Treba.