The Greatest War: World War One, Wisconsin, and Why It Still Matters

November 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm | Shannon Hall at the Memorial Union

presented by Rock & Roll History Productions in partnership with Four Seasons Theatre and the Wisconsin Union

Equal parts rock opera and documentary, The Greatest War uses words, imagery, and music to tell the story of the Armistice and the war that preceded it.  Using letters, diaries, and articles written by Wisconsinites, it looks to connect us with people that were caught up in the war – their experiences and their hopes and dreams – and points to the links between their past and our world today.

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All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

December 6-15, 2019 | The Playhouse at Overture

Drama Desk Award, 2019, Unique Theatrical Experience

ALL IS CALM, takes place on the Western Front, Christmas, 1914. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it. Tickets (starting at $20) available at Overture Center Box Office in person, online, or by phone at (608) 258-4141.

Words & Music

Coming Spring 2020 | Venues across Madison

Four Seasons Theatre has a long history of bringing musical theatre to non-traditional venues.  Tamara Brognano, our talented FST Outreach Coordinator, has programmed 20+ outreach concerts each year in assisted living facilities, high schools, and community centers and 10+ library programs each season.  In celebration of our 15th anniversary we’re expanding our community engagement, revisiting some of these wonderful programs, and bringing FST to new venues.  Stay tuned!