Twenty-three people stand stationary and silent, carefully posed in an 1860s photograph tableau. A gigantic gilded frame reading “A Nation Mourns” frames them.
Cast of the 2006 Ford’s Theatre Production of Shenandoah. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

Shenandoah

An American Musical

date March 17, 2006 — May 21, 2006

This colorful and dramatic saga is based on the film, which features a strong-willed Virginia farmer trying to keep his family neutral as the Civil War rages. Union forces and the Confederates see things only in shades of Blue or Grey, so the family is inevitably swept up in the conflict against all odds. Their story is a heartwarming and heart-rending portrayal of the upheaval that left wounds on the land and its people for generations to come.

Artistic Team

Music by Gary Geld
Lyrics by Peter Udell
Book by James Lee Barrett, Philip Rose and Peter Udell
Original Screenplay James Lee Barrett
Director/Choreographer Jeff Calhoun
Music Director, Arrangements & Orchestrations Steven Landau
Scenic Designer and Costume Designer Tobin Ost
Lighting Designer Michael Gilliam
Sound Designer David Budries
Wigs and Hair Designer Tom Watson
Fight and Military Choreographer David Leong
Dialects Gary Logan
Casting Jim Carnahan
Production Stage Manger Craig A. Horness
Assistant Stage Manger Dana DePaul

Cast

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Scott Bakula

Charlie Anderson

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Christopher Bloch

Reverand Byrd/Carol

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Peter Boyer

Sergeant Johnson

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Evan Casey

Lieutenant

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Kevin Clay

Robert (The Boy)

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Rick Faugno

Nathan

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Richard Frederick

Drifter

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Ryan Jackson

Henry

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Megan Lewis

Jenny

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Timothy Dale Lewis

Confederate Sniper

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Garrett Long

Anne

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Garrett Long

Anne

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Mike Mainwaring

Gabriel

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Geoff Packard

Corporal

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Richard Pelzman

Engineer

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Noah Racey

Sam

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Aaron Ramey

Jacob

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Andrew Samonsky

James

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Stephen F. Schmidt

Tinkham

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Bret Shuford

John

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Tracy Lynn Olivera

Ensemble

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Cherry Harth Baumbusch

Additional Townspeople

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Anna Marie Sell

Additional Townspeople

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Rachel Zampelli

Additional Townspeople

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Aaron Hilliard

Understudy

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Brian Sutherland

Understudy

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Danny Tippett

Understudy

From the Gallery

A man and boy sit together on a white fence. The man leans toward the boy to explain something he sees off in the distance.

Scott Bakula and Kevin Clay from the 2006 Ford’s Theatre production of “Shenandoah”. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

Actors pose in an 1860s wedding photograph tableau. Bride and groom stand in the middle, flanked by friends and her father. A gigantic gilded frame reading “A Nation Mourns” stands behind them.

Cast of the 2006 Ford’s Theatre production of “Shenandoah.” Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A man stands with knees bent and both arms spread wide in a group of celebrating men and boys.

Cast of the Ford’s Theatre 2006 production of “Shenandoah.” Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A group of six men and boys stand together celebrating with arms raised. They wear 1860s shirts and trousers.

Cast of the Ford’s Theatre 2006 production of “Shenandoah.” Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

A man wearing an 1860s-style shirt, vest and trousers sits staring off into the distance as the rosy-hues of a sunset appear behind him.

Scott Bakula from the 2006 Ford’s Theatre production of “Shenandoah”. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.

Twenty-three people stand stationary and silent, carefully posed in an 1860s photograph tableau. A gigantic gilded frame reading “A Nation Mourns” frames them.

Cast of the 2006 Ford’s Theatre Production of “Shenandoah.” Photo by T. Charles Erickson.