All is Calm

The Christmas Truce of 1914

Written by Peter Rothstein
Vocal Arrangements by Erick Lichte & Timothy C. Takach

Christmas Eve 1914, a lone soldier stepped out of the trenches singing Stille Nacht. This a cappella opera, sung in English, shares the stories of soldiers along the Western Front in the spontaneous Christmas Truce of World War I.

Sung in English

Friday, December 15 8pm – SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 17 2pm – SOLD OUT
Tuesday, December 19 1:30pm

Friday, December 22 8pm
Saturday, December 23 2pm

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Will Ye Go to Flanders?

The Optimistic Departure

Come on and Join (Alexander’s Ragtime Band)
God Save the King

The Grim Reality

It’s a Long to Tipperary
Les Godillots
Pack up your Troubles in Your Old Kit
The Old Barbed Wire
I Want to Go Home
When this Bloody War is Over
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Raining, Raining, Raining (Holy, Holy, Holy)
Keep the Home-Fires Burning
O Come, O Come Emmanuel


Christmas in the Camp
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Die Wacht Am Rhein
Christmas Day in the Cookhouse
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)

The Truce

Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Er is een Kindeke geboren
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabella
The First Noel
Ihr Kinderlein, kommet
Minuit Chrétiens
Will Ye Go to Flanders? (reprise)
Es is ein Ros entsprungen
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Good King Wencelas

The Return to Battle

Auld Lang Syne
We’re Here Because We’re Here


The Last Post
Silent Night (reprise)