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The Long Rail North (2015)

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Overrated, Intense, Great acting

About the show

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity presents this one-act Civil War drama that chronicles the rescue mission by an African-American Union soldier of a little white Southern girl. More…

The Long Rail North takes place during the brutal days of 1863, when the Carolinas were ripped apart by Civil War. The story focuses on Private Thomas Morgan, who leaves his regiment to rescue a little girl named Molly Barnes from her plantation, ripped apart and set ablaze by a nearby battle. Taking her on one of the few remaining working train, Thomas risks everything to protect her from both Union and Confederate armies, pursuing them both with merciless determination.


Member Reviews (3)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Overrated, Intense, Great acting
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Avg Score

70
Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if you have an interest in Civil War stories you have an interest in the mistreatment of slaves

Don't see it if you like superficial entertainment you like musicals

Also The poor vocal projection of the actors impaired my understanding of t... Read more Read less

92
Ambitious, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want a real, accurate look of the lives that the Union overlooked, black Union soldiers and women.

Don't see it if harsh language and realistic stage choreography make you uncomfortable.

Also Just a note, I'm talking about the production from the 2018 Fringe Fes... Read more Read less

76
Cliched, Overrated, Slow

See it if Presents human empathy and sacrifice regardless of background.

Don't see it if Slow and predictable.

Also I would pass on this play.


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