All is Calm Christmas Truce | Alabama Shakespeare Festival
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All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914:

Show guidelines

The script uses testimony from WWI soldiers to discuss the events of the 1914 Christmas Truce.

Language:

  • The phrase “no fucking fight” is scripted

 

Sexual Innuendo:

  • Harems are referenced in song
  • Phrase: “Hundreds of beautiful women were stretched out on the ground”

 

Drugs & Alcohol:

  • Mention of cigarettes, tobacco, cigars, smoking pipes, rum

 

Violence:

  • References to bullets, guns, shooting, and warfare violence
  • Phrases: “Cut out their tongues,” “Pull out their eyes”

 

Mature Content:

  • Mention of burning homes
  • Mention of prostitution