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Paula Vogel sets her play on the bitterly cold Christmas Eve of 1864 in Washington, D.C. In the White House, President and Mrs. Lincoln plan their gift-giving, while on the banks of the frozen Potomac a young rebel soldier is captured by a Union blacksmith; nearby, John Wilkes Booth hatches a plot with conspirators; and an enslaved woman and her daughter become separated on their journey to freedom. Featuring hymns and carols of the period, Ms. Vogel's A Civil War Christmas masterfully interweaves stories of lives from both sides of the Civil War, sharing messages of compassion, goodwill, and wishes for peace.

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Town Hall Theatre Company, San Francisco