A Civil War Christmas – Musical – Taproot Theatre Front row in the last, sold out performance of “A Civil War Christmas” musical, which was basically Love Actually in the civil war. Not a fan of liberal gender-blind casting. Also, old-timey 1800s American historical fiction isn’t my favorite genre. But it was alright. ‘murica y’all! — attending A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration at Taproot Theatre.