Reunion: A Musical Epic in Miniature

Reunion: A Musical Epic in Miniature

by: Michael O'Flaherty, Jack Kyrieleison, Ron Holgate

by: Michael O'Flaherty, Jack Kyrieleison, Ron Holgate

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Reunion: A Musical Epic in Miniature

Reunion: A Musical Epic in Miniature

by: Michael O'Flaherty, Jack Kyrieleison, Ron Holgate

by: Michael O'Flaherty, Jack Kyrieleison, Ron Holgate

Overview

A ragtag company of traveling players weaves the immortal words and songs of the Civil War into a musical epic of the fight to save the Union, fusing 26 songs from the era with excerpts from personal letters and diaries. REUNION: A Musical Epic in Miniature is a 2-act musical incorporating period songs, stories and images in a unique stage narrative of the American Civil War. Events are filtered through the eyes of a vainglorious Union commander, a devoted but skeptical aide to the president, a young Union private and the girl he leaves behind, a fugitive slave turned Union soldier, an idealistic volunteer nurse, an African-American confidant to Mary Lincoln and many others, all presented by Mr. Harry Hawk, the actor who stood on stage as John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Can be performed by a cast as small as 6 by using the extensive doubling written into the narrative, or as large as desired by using the alternate opening and role assignments provided.

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Keywords

Black issues, War

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

Details

  • Genre: Biography, Period, Docudrama/Historic
  • Time Period: American Civil War Era, 19th Century
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Expandable casting, Flexible casting, Local Celebrity Cameo, Multicultural casting, Room for Extras
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences, Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Michael O'Flaherty

Michael O'Flaherty

Jack Kyrieleison

Jack Kyrieleison

Ron Holgate

Ron Holgate

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