Playing at a Theatre Near You
Buy Tickets

Show Poster

About the Show

A new musical about the American Civil War from Union, Confederate, and slave perspectives.

Story: Sojourner Truth, Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman, Sullivan Ballou, Frederick Douglass, Hanna Ropes, R.E. Lee, Henry Kyd Douglas of the 2nd Virginia), Henry Pearson of the 6th New Hampshire, and others tell of the horrors, loneliness and tragedies that made up the American civil war.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer: Frank Wildhorn
Lyricist: Jack Murphy
Librettist: Gregory Boyd

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: St. James Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 22, 1999
Total Performances: 61
Original Cast: Larry Gatlin, Bebe Winans, John Ayres, Moses Braxton Jr., Mike Eldred, Steve Gannon, Dawana Gudger-Richardson, Keith Byron Kirk, Michael Lanning, Debra Winans, Royal Reed, Clay Roberts, Amy Rutberg, Roy Richardson Jr., Carolyn Saxon, Bart Shatto, Marlayna Syms
Director: Jerry Zaks
Choreographer: Luis Perez
Musical Director: Jeff Lams
Orchestrations: Kim Scharnberg
Scenic Design: Douglas W. Schmidt
Costume Design: William Ivey Long
Lighting Design: Paul Gallo

The Civil War Merchandise


Sheetmusic Other

If You Like The Civil War, You Might Also Like...

Ragtime 1776 Parade