May 31 — July 13
SYNOPSIS – MUSICAL
Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman, THE CIVIL WAR is a thrilling, gut-wrenching and awe-inspiring “dramatic theatrical concert” that covers the enormous emotional landscape of the most difficult test our nation has ever endured.
This epic thematic revue puts a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history. It explores the experiences of the soldiers and leaders who fought for their way of life. It also examines the lives of the lovers and families they left behind, as well as the hopes and fears of the slaves whose freedom was at stake. It passionately asks us to consider our beliefs about freedom, honor and faith.
Letters, diaries, and writings of the Civil War
BOOK & LYRICS by:
FRANK WILDHORN AND GREGORY BOYD AND JACK MURPHY
PRESENTED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH:
MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI)