Presenting the nationally acclaimed Civil War musical drama

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The Civil War in Word and Song
William & Carla Coleman
    "Taps" offers a very intimate look at our nation's most turbulent time through a series of expertly staged historic vignettes linked by song. All dialogue for the 90 minute theatrical has been assembled from personal accounts as seen through the eyes of those courageous men and women who lived the experience. 

     An entertaining blend of period and original music is performed by William Coleman, while Carla Coleman touches the heart with her portrayal of women desperately fighting to bring a sense of civility and reason to their shattered lives.  

    An unforgetable tribute to the courageous American Spirit ... "Taps" will break your heart as you cheer the triumph of our nation's common heroes!


What do others say?

.... brilliantly produced and outstandingly portrayed! Gettysburg visitors found "Taps" to be the one show not to be missed. Dick and Pauline Peterson, "The Conflict Theater and Bookstore," Gettysburg, PA.

Great entertainment in a historical and musical setting! The Colemans paint a very moving and accurate portrait of the Civil War. Elizabeth Walczyk, Executive Director, Smith Fine Arts Series, Western Oregon University

"Taps" stands ... unequalled in its impact. I cannot put into words the images the Colemans painted so visually, musically and emotionally on the tapestry of the war. Charles M. Mauer, Talented & Gifted Director, North Thursten School Dist., Lacey, Washington

A creative approach taking the audience from the fighting front to the home front, portraying the impact and consequences of the war. Their mix of history n' humor make for great entertainment. Donny Cameron, Chairman, Northwest Civil War Council, Portland, Oregon