"Come unto me and ye shall partake of the fruit of the tree of life..."
Alma 5:24

What players are required?


(The following make up the “ensemble”. They may be augmented by a choir, or may act as the choir themselves.)

Men: (12)

Nephi

Young Nephi

Lehi

Laman

Lemuel

Sam

Laban

Ishmael

Son of Ishmael 1

Son of Ishmael 2

Zoram

Angel

35 - 45 years of age (soloist - baritone)

18- 25 years of age (soloist - tenor)

55 - 70 years of age (soloist - bass)

mid 20’s – 30’s* (soloist – lower baritone)

early 20’s – 30’s* (soloist – higher baritone)

early 20’s* (duets w/ Young Nephi - baritone)

55 – 70** (contemporary of Lehi)

55 - 70 years of age** (contemporary of Lehi)

35 - 45 years of age**

35 -45 years of age**

30 - 50 years of age**

ageless (soloist - tenor)

Women: (11)

Sariah

Nephi’s Wife

Ishmael’s Wife

Ishmael’s
daughters

The wives of
the sons of
Ishmael

50 - 70 years of age** (soloist - soprano)

20 – 30 years of age* (soloist - mezzo)

50 - 70 years of age

four between 18 – 30 years of age

two in 30’s


(*age should be relative to Young Nephi’s age)
(**age not clear in scripture; casting should be relative, parent to child)

Children

Ishmael’s oldest grandchildren

Nephi’s children

Jacob and Joseph

Ishmael’s younger grandchildren

four in early teens (used in both Act I & II)

two under 8 years of age (used in Act II only)

small children under 8 years of age (used in Act II only)

varying number and ages (used in Act II only)

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