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Alice Ripley '85 Co-Stars in Off-Broadway's A Civil War Christmas

November 25, 2012

Alice Ripley, Tony Award-winning actress and singer and member of DePauw University's Class of 1985, co-stars in A Civil War Christmas, which runs through December 30 at the New York Theatre Workshop.

"Paula Vogel’s drama, which is woven with traditional carols, unfolds on a blustery Christmas Eve in 1864," notes the New York Daily News. "Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd (Bob Stillman and Tony winner Alice Ripley) are two characters wishing for peace."

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Ripley won a Tony Award for best actress in a musical for her performance in Next to Normal. Last year, she released a compact disc, Daily Practice, Volume One.