The Civil War

The Civil War

Musical


Overview


Synopsis

The Civil War uses letters, diaries, historical documents and Walt Whitman's poetry to explore a defining time in American history. The show fallows events from the beginnings of the war at Fort Sumpter all the way to its bloody conclusion. Issues dealt with in the musical include national unity, the abolition of slavery and the impact of war on individual families.



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1998
Genres
Drama
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast