LINCOLN ADJACENT Set for Hollywood Fringe Festival, 6/12-26


From the brave new minds of playwrights Roger Q. Mason and Stephen Blackburn comes Lincoln Adjacent, a collective of three short plays exploring characters often cast to the shadows of the Abraham Lincoln myth. Theatre and opera director Julianne Just helms this production, which opens on June 12 at the Lounge Theatre as a part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

On the three plays: Stephen Blackburn's Douglass finds an aging Frederick Douglass (Rif Hutton) reconciling his estranged relationship with women's suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Roger Q. Mason offers two works to the collective: Lizzy, which imagines a hapless final meeting between mixed race dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley (Luise Heath) and widowed patron Mary Todd Lincoln (Ann Ryerson); and Booth, wherein Shakespearean actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth (Nils Jansson) broods over surrender to the Union army in a Virginia farmhouse.

Lincoln Adjacent opens on June 12 and continues through June 26, with specific dates below: Thursday, June 12 at 8 pm; Saturday, June 14 at 4 pm; Sunday, June 15 at 6 pm; Saturday, June 21 at 4 pm; Thursday, June 26 at 8 pm. There will be one preview performance on June 8 at 2 p.m. General admission is $15 except preview is are $5. The Lounge Theatre is located at 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038. For information and to purchase tickets, go to

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