The Mystery Cycle Part I: Creation by Peter Anderson
A three-part cycle inspired by the English medieval mystery plays. Including Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, The Flood and The Exodus, this is a lively retelling of Old Testament stories in contemporary verse and song.
Keywords: medieval, mystery plays, english theatre, verse drama, folk drama, old testament, bible, genesis, myth
First Produced: 1991 by the Caravan Farm Theatre, Armstrong, B.C., and Western Canada Theatre Company, Kamloops, B.C.
Running Time: 160 minutes
Male Cast: 7
Female Cast: 6
The Mystery Cycle - Part I
Cover art: Randi Helmers in the Caravan Farm Theatre production. Photo by Melody Anderson.