The Civil War

Opened: April 22, 1999
Closing: June 13, 1999

The Civil War - 1999 - Broadway History , Info & More

St. James Theatre (Broadway)
246 West 44th St. New York, NY

The Civil War - 1999 - Broadway Cast

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National Sawdust Presents a Trilogy of Collaborative Live Music and Dance-Theater Pieces From Tiffany Mills Company and Ensemble Ipse
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2023

National Sawdust (Paola Prestini, Artistic Director; Ana De Archuleta, Managing Director) presents a program of three collaborative pieces from Tiffany Mills Company and Ensemble Ipse conceived for seven violas and seven dancers, including the world premiere of Vapor/Blood, on December 2 and 3.

Second Stage Theater to Present The Next Stage Festival Supporting Early Career Playwrights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2023

Second Stage Theater will present its first ever NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

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What did our critic think of THE ISLAND at Ensemble? Native South Euclid resident and Brush High School grad, Dr. Alan Wieder, is on a quest “to stem the tide of forgetfulness.”  The oral historian, who has been on the faculties of both South Africa’s University of Western Cape and Stellenbosch University, is concerned that “few young South Africans know of the contributions or the sensibilities regarding the social justice and the revolution against class disparity and racism in the world.” 

Brad Oscar, Jelani Remy, Christina Sajous & More to Star in in THE COUNTRY WIFE at Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2023

Get the latest news on Red Bull Theater's upcoming production of THE COUNTRY WIFE, featuring an incredible cast including Nicholas Christopher, Carson Elrod, Eddie Korbich, Kristolyn Lloyd, Jacob Ming-Trent, Brad Oscar, Jelani Remy, and Lauren Worsham. Don't miss this one-night-only event.

represent. Will Host a Series of Talks as Part of TRUEMAN AND THE ARSONISTS at The Roundhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2023

represent. Theatre, a company that exists to tackle a lack of socio-economic diversity within the arts, has announced a series of post show talks with speakers including Gary Lineker, Zack Polanski, Just Stop Oil and Tom Rasmussen. Learn more about the series here!

BWW Q&A: Jeff Calhoun of ELVIS - A MUSICAL REVOLUTION at Walnut Street Theatre
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2023

Discover the historical impact of the expatriate art scene in postwar France with the exhibition 'Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962.' Explore over 130 artworks that shed light on this creative period and the artists who sought refuge from discrimination. Opening on March 2, 2024, at the Grey Art Museum in New York City.

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by Nicole Rosky - Sep 6, 2023

The world premiere of MOTHER PLAY, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Tina Landau is coming to Broadway. We have all the details on who will star in the new play!

Catch the Best of Broadway on Tour: A Guide to National Touring Shows Near You
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Hoping to catch a play or musical in the near future but can't make it to New York City? Look no further than BroadwayWorld's comprehensive guide to all of the current and upcoming touring productions!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

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by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2023

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Ballet Hispánico Presents a Celebration of the Life and Legacy of its Founder, Tina Ramirez
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2023

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What's On Tour? A Guide to Currently Running and Upcoming National Touring Productions
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2023

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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2022

Emerging from the pandemic, the widely-acclaimed Music from Copland House ensemble – hailed by The New Yorker as “bold, adventurous, and superb” – and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York restart their live Monday evening concert series, journeying across America's vast, variegated musical landscape.

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Presenting the West Coast Premiere of Roy Harris Bicentennial Symphony At The Walt Disney Concert Hall
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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at

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The Civil War has had 4 productions including Houston, TX (Regional) which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 1999 and which opened in 2006.
Best Musical , , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Frank Wildhorn and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Jack Murphy.
Outstanding Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards)Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jerry Zaks and Outstanding Lighting Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Paul Gallo.
The Civil War has won several awards, including Outstanding Broadway Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Jerry Zaks, the director of the musical, also received the Outstanding Director of a Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, Paul Gallo won the Outstanding Lighting Design award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his work on The Civil War.



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