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Jeff Calhoun directs the musical The Civil War, featuring book and lyrics by Frank Wildhorn, Gregory Boyd, and Jack Murphy, with music by Wildhorn. Jeff Calhoun directs. A musical landscape of the people, voices and sentiments of the American Civil War, the show is inspired by the words of Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and Abraham Lincoln as well as the lives (as documented through letters, photographs, and journals) of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances. This dramatic theatrical event puts a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history.

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