Civil War Voices
Published by Dramatic Publishing
Large Mixed Cast
They include ...
Joe Harris, a cotton planter from Alabama with a conflicted conscience about the war - the discovery of his diary inspired this musical play
Elizabeth Keckley, who endured the indignity of slavery, bought her freedom and became Mary Todd Lincoln's closest friend and personal assistant in the White House
Theo Perry and his pregnant wife, Harriet - a young, married couple from Texas who were separated by the war
And Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, a college professor from Maine who enlisted to fight for the Union, became a national war hero as a result of his actions at Gettysburg and accepted the Confederate surrender at Appomattox
The show contains exciting arrangements of some of the greatest songs of the period, such as "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Amazing Grace" and "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child"
Appealing to all audiences, the songs and stories bring to life the incredible drama of this stirring era
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Flexible set - runs about 110 minutes