All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
December 21, 2020 7pm
A unique drive-in holiday experience:

A live sing-along of holiday favorites with members of the San Diego Opera Chorus followed by an encore presentation of the 2018 film of All Is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914


Safely gather in the comfort of your car for a live sing-along of holiday favorites with members of the San Diego Opera Chorus, followed by a special filmed encore presentation of our 2018 production of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914. Told through carols, patriotic songs, and letters from the front lines, All Is Calm recounts the Christmas Truce of WWI when soldiers on both sides entered no-man’s land to celebrate the holiday together. Let this story of unity inspire your family in this safe and socially-distanced drive-in musical experience at the Del Mar Fairgrounds parking lot. One night only, Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 PM.

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Print Synopsis

“What would happen I wonder, if the armies suddenly and simultaneously went on strike?”

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 re-lives an astounding moment in history when Allied forces and German soldiers laid down their arms to celebrate Christmas together, sharing food and drink, singing carols, and playing soccer on Christmas Day 1914. This heartrending retelling weaves first-hand accounts by World War I soldiers together with music including patriotic tunes, trench songs, and Christmas carols.

This dramatic re-telling contains poetry, diary entries, war documents and letters written by thirty World War I figures. The historic documents are interspersed with iconic World War I songs and Christmas carols. Don't miss this award-winning original that has been seen and heard around the globe.