Cast size: Small, 9 plus
A Musical of World War II Based on the oral history of STUDS TERKEL Conceived and created by DAVID H. BELL and CRAIG CARNELIA Originally produced by Northlight Theatre (Artistic Director, B.J. Jones; Managing Director, Philip J. Santora)

CRAIG CARNELIA | war MUSICAL | small 9 plus

  • About the Show

    (90 minutes; 1 act)

    Based on Studs Terkel's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, THE GOOD WAR, conceived and created by David H. Bell and Craig Carnelia, combines Terkel's stunning text with vintage songs of the war years, to create a unique and illuminating snapshot of the time. Using the words of the people who were actually there, THE GOOD WAR creates a collage of the personal experiences, attitudes, fears, and joys of a vibrant and vital time in history a time that changed us forever.

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    Casting Information

    MAN #1 (40's)

    MAN #2 (20-25)

    MAN #3 (30's)

    MAN #4 (20-25)

    MAN #5 (30's)

    MAN #6 (30's)

    MAN #7 (45-50)

    WOMAN (mid-30's)

    PRIVATE SMALL (African-American; 30's-40's)

    Rehearsal Set

    Director's script
    Cast scripts
    Vocal books
    Piano-vocal score


    (4 musicians)


    Video Licence available

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