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A Civil War Christmas – An American Musical Celebration
by Paula Vogel
Music by Daryl Waters
Directed by Caitlin Bouxsein
Musical Direction by Patty Delisle
December 3-19, 2021
It’s 1864, and Washington, D.C. is settling down to the coldest Christmas Eve in years. In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plot their gift-giving. On the banks of the Potomac, a young rebel challenges a Union blacksmith’s mercy. In the alleys downtown, a woman escaping enslavement loses her daughter just before finding freedom. This play with music by Pulitzer Prize–winner Paula Vogel intertwines many lives, showing us that the gladness of one’s heart is the best gift of all. This is an all-ages show and will delight history buffs and holiday lovers alike.
Produced by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing.
World Premiere production presented by Long Wharf Theatre,
Gordon Edelstein, Artistic Director; Joan Channick, Managing Director.
Originally commissioned by Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.,
Molly Smith, Artistic Director.
Cast features: Ivana Alexander, Nora Bizzell, Grant Chism, John Dignam, Lloyd Ekpe, Brad Harris, Erin Klarner, Betse Lyons, Melissa Scott, Yodelle Tan
All performances take place at 5426 Harford Rd. Baltimore MD 21214.
Proof of vaccination and mask wearing is required for attendance. No exceptions.
Friday, December 17, 8pm
Saturday, December 18, 8pm
Sunday, December 19, 2pm
Sunday, December 19, 7pm
Ticket Prices: General Admission - $20, Student/Senior/Artist - $10
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On-going series of short engagements, comprising a wide variety of programming, i.e. play readings, workshops, concerts, poetry nights, musical events, and more. The goal of the series is to provide opportunities for women artists and to showcase a wide variety of women’s diverse voices and perspectives.
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