A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL CELEBRATION

by Paula Vogel    Music by Daryl Waters
Directed by Dawn Monique Williams
Music Direction by Margaret Halbig

Previews: Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2017
December 2 –  December 16, 2017

A bitterly cold Christmas Eve, 1864, Washington, D.C. In the White House President and Mrs. Lincoln plan their gift-giving, while on the banks of the Potomac a young rebel soldier is captured by a Union blacksmith; nearby John Wilkes Booth hatches a plot, and an enslaved woman and her daughter become separated on their journey to freedom.  Featuring hymns and carols of the period, this warm and deeply moving musical play masterfully interweaves stories of lives from both sides of the Civil War. PRE READING PACKET

Previews: Preview performances are the first performances in front of an audience.  These are technically classified as rehearsals and certain elements of the shows may not be finalized.
Opening Night:  First official public performance.
Theatre Club:  Patrons are encouraged to stay after the performance for a free talkback with the cast and director.

Under 35: Not available for CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS

Creative Team:

Director: Dawn Monique Williams

Music Director: Margaret Halbig

Asst. Director: Marissa Keltie

Asst. Music Director: Reg Clay

Scenic Design: Liliana Duque Pineiro

Lighting Design: Delayne Medoff

Costume Design: Denise Altaffer

Sound Design/Engineer: Tim Allen

Properties Design: Elena Childs

Cast:

Reginald Clay, Elizabeth Curtis, Jason Gray, Eleanor “Ellie” Harris,  Nick Mandracchia, Shannon Mauldin, Khary L. Moye, Morgan Pavey, Tom Reilly, Lindsey Schmeltzer, Jeunée Simon, Terrance Smith, Alicia von Kugelgen, Dan Wilson.

Town Hall Theatre Company

3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA94549

Office: 925.283.6673; Box Office: 925.283.1557

 A Week Of Giving with A Civil War Christmas will kick off on opening night December 2 with a visit from the Marines! The Marines will be on hand one hour before the show to shake you hand and collect NEW unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation. This event will repeat on December 9 one hour before the 3:00 pm matinee. (We will accept NEW unwrapped toys all week in the lobby from Dec 2-9, 2017.)

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