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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
2022 Grammy-nominated opera and Broadway star Zachary James (Akhnaten, South Pacific, The Addams Family) is releasing his most ambitious album yet, a 20-track celebration of the holiday season.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts expands its Juneteenth Celebration this year with a weekend long festival of events– Good Vibrations and Liberation! – on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza, Friday, June 17- Sunday, June 19.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Blair Foundation and the Elite News will host the North Texas Juneteenth Celebration, March, and Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Fair Park.
by Emily Short - May 2, 2022
Look out Dallas, there's a new Cady Heron in town, and she's even more 'grool' than you could imagine. English Bernhardt is coming in hot with a performance full of personality, popularity, and PINK. Don't miss out on Broadway's MEAN GIRLS National Tour. Music Hall at Fair Park May 3-15.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Matthew Gasda’s new play All the Mournful Voices just concluded its sold out run in Brooklyn. The production opened on April 15 and  coincided with the 157th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination, a major subject of the work.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) with preview performances beginning Wednesday, November 2 with an official opening night set for Sunday, December 4.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Ford’s Theatre has announced the Ford’s Theatre 2022-2023 season will include Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette, Tom Story and Kimberly Gilbert; the return of the music-filled full stage production of A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, and more.
by Michael Dale - May 15, 2022
Three plays where what seems like the truth might be a subjective point of view.
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022
With a robust domestic and international slate, HISTORY Travel’s first trip kicks off in colorful jazz epicenter New Orleans in November 2022, followed by Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in December.  Additional destinations include England, Greece, Italy, France, Gettysburg & Antietam and Yellowstone National Park. 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2022
The Great American Songbook Foundation has hired a new professional to oversee its vast and growing historical collections that preserve and tell the story of classic popular music.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 7, 2022
Broadway leading man and Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis played a brilliant concert at Carnegie Hall and Broadway World was there, in the person of a guest reporter named Andrew Poretz.
by Evan Henerson - Mar 5, 2022
Los Angeles’s East West Players has a long and vibrant history with the musicals of Stephen Sondheim, making it hardly a news flash that the company would both take a – er – shot at the composer’s controversial 1990 work, ASSASSINS, and end up bringing it off so splendidly.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022
the american vicarious will present the world premiere of Shooting Celebrities by John Ransom Phillips, a multidisciplinary artist equally celebrated for his painting and writing. The production stars Julia Watt as Mary Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln, and Gene Gillette as Mathew Brady, America’s first celebrity photographer. 
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022
The documentary is executive produced by Robin Roberts. Produced by Rock’n RobinProductions and RadicalMedia, the miniseries will bring the complex and courageous story of the Harlem Hellfighters to life through the eyes of three men: band leader James Europe and Privates Henry Johnson and Horace Pippin.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 19, 2022
INVULNERABLE NOTHINGS, a US/UK theatre collective, will present the World Premiere of Matthew Gasda's new play All the Mournful Voices. Opening night is slated for April 15 and coincides with the 157th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination, a major subject of the work. The site-responsive immersive production runs through April 29 at Forgotten Works in DUMBO. The company's Facilitating Director C.C. Kellogg,directs. The script was previously developed in 2021 by Gasda as part of Invulnerable Nothings''s annual Barn Lab, a generative residency which focuses on new play development.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2022
BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you an exclusive sneak peek of the cast in action below. Watch as A.J. Shively performs 'Why Should I Die in Springtime', written by  Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, and Masi Asare.
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 9, 2022
Over the years, theatre has gotten away from telling stories simply. Sometimes you need nothing more than a trunk with some props inside, two great actors, a good script, and arguably the most famous theatrical venue in the U.S. to perform the show in.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Ford’s Theatre Society celebrated the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 5, 2022, at Ford’s Theatre. Check out photos of Deborah Cox, Telly Leung, Clive Davis and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason will premiere their much-anticipated play Lavender Men with Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights' Arena in Los Angeles, August 6-September 4.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022
The Dramatists Guild of America and National Queer Theater will present “Dreaming the Queer Future: TGNC Representation and Playwrights in the American Theatre” on July 10 at 11:20am at BroadwayCon.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
On Friday, June 17 at 4 PM, Greenwich House will host a “Juneteenth Jubilee” ahead of Juneteenth Independence Day (June 19). This commemorates the date in 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger, accompanied by federal troops, arrived in Galveston, Texas, to enforce Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation from 1863.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason will star as Taffeta in the World Premiere of their much-anticipated play Lavender Men with Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights’ Arena in Los Angeles, August 6-September 4.
by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022
Joplin eventually would record the song in Los Angeles a few days before her October 1970 death. Released as a single a few months later, it went on to become her signature song and only number one hit. After her death, her J-45 was given to close friend and collaborator Bob Neuwirth, who taught her Bobby McGee and co-wrote with her Mercedes Benz. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Inspired by the little-known, larger-than-life true story of Robert Smalls, the first African American hero of the Civil War, Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of Trouble the Water, freely adapted by Ellen Geer from the 2019 award-winning historical novel by Rebecca Dwight Bruff. Longtime.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
On Friday, June 17 at 4 PM, Greenwich House will host a 'Juneteenth Jubilee' ahead of Juneteenth Independence Day (June 19).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022
Elemental Matters: The Sculpture of Jonathan Prince, will be on view July 1 - October 24, 2022 at Chesterwood. Featuring 12 monumental outdoor sculptures by Prince, Elemental Matters is Chesterwood's 44th annual contemporary sculpture show. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Fox & Friends co-host, leading nationally syndicated radio host, and New York Times bestselling author Brian Kilmeade brings his well-known humor and commentary to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 8PM. 
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022
 Inspired by the little-known, larger-than-life true story of Robert Smalls, the first African American hero of the Civil War, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of Trouble the Water, freely adapted by Ellen Geer from the 2019 award-winning historical novel by Rebecca Dwight Bruff.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 16, 2022
The MusicUNTOLD Orchestra and Los Angeles Master Chorale present the West Coast premiere of American composer Roy Harris’ Bicentennial Symphony.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Barrymore nominee and winner and Artistic Director of First World Theatre Ensemble Zuhairah McGill  is bringing her searing performance of Richard LaMonte Pierce’s Sojourner to the famed National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina August 4-6 at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 1, 2022
BWW catches up with Ellie MacPherson to chat about bringing Happy Birthday Mr. President! to the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022
Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights' Arena announce the cancellation of Fluff by Sigrid Gilmer, originally scheduled to be the second show of their collaborative season. Uncertainty about the Omicron variant and its impact on mounting the production were cited as reasons for the schedule change.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022
OPERA America has announced the third cycle of IDEA Opera Grants (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), an initiative that supports teams of composers and librettists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and/or Native American in the development of new operatic works and the advancement of their careers in the opera industry.
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2022
Expert interviews include Emmy Award-winning journalist and “Nightline” co-anchor Byron Pitts, “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” author Ron Hansen, the FBI’s Chief Explosives Specialist Kirk Yeager, former NASA astronaut Winston Scott, Hood College’s Dr. Terry Anne Scott, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2022
Benjwelo Theatricals has announced the cast for the upcoming world-premiere concert of Joel B. New's Tempting Mr. Lincoln at The Green Room 42 in NYC on Saturday, February 12th at 7pm ET. The concert will be directed by Stanley Martin (Aladdin) with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Lehman Trilogy).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022
In alignment with Skylight’s mission for continued growth and development, the company has welcomed Armando Huipe as the new Executive Director, effective January 2022. Armando moves into the position most recently occupied by Sandee Grossman, who now fills the job of Managing Director.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022
Joel B. New’s Tempting Mr. Lincoln premiered in concert at The Green Room 42 on Saturday, February 12th (Lincoln's birthday), directed by Stanley Martin (Aladdin) with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Lehman Trilogy).
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2022
Registration opens on March 1 for the 2022 spring semester at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College (OLLI at Ringling College), which runs March 14-May 27, 2022. The semester features dozens of classes and programs covering a wide variety of topics. Classes are offered in-person on the Ringling College Museum Campus and online via the Zoom platform.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway continued in Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 16 when 2,600 students and teachers from 28 Los Angeles area Public Schools attended the matinee performance of the musical at Broadway at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.
by Michael Major - Feb 16, 2022
Through conversations with descendants and by exploring data on Ancestry, A+E Networks produced the branded mini-series that illuminates perspectives and celebrates African American stories. The Ancestry branded content series will be featured on digital and social platforms and during the broadcast of The HISTORY Channel’s “Abraham Lincoln.”
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2022
Joel B. New's musical comedy Tempting Mr. Lincoln premieres in concert tonight at The Green Room 42. The concert is directed by Stanley Martin (Aladdin) with musical direction by Gillian Berkowitz (Lehman Trilogy).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2021
Rovaris will marshal the company’s musical forces once again on Friday, Jan. 21 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2:00 p.m., this time in the company’s concert debut in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, for a program featuring Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex and George Walker’s Lilacs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2021
The Handel and Haydn Society and the Museum of African American History will present the Emancipation Proclamation Concert. Part of Boston’s First Night celebration, the free concert will take place at the historic Trinity Church Boston in Copley Square on Tuesday, December 31, 2021, at 1:00 pm with Anthony Trecek-King conducting.
by BWW Staff - Aug 3, 2022
Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our selections for August including Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Color Purple American Prophet, No Place To Go and more!
by BWW Staff - Aug 1, 2022
BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out the selections for June featuring the LA Phil, Ahmanson Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, and more.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022
The UIS Performing Arts Center is announcing the creation of Our Stage / Our Voices, a new on-going program to address the many barriers to full participation faced by members of historically underrepresented groups within the regional performing arts community. These groups include, but are not limited to, Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC); people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ); people who face economic disadvantages, and persons with disabilities (both visible and invisible). Barriers include lack of representation, stereotyping, inequity of opportunities to participate or lead, and cost.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
INVULNERABLE NOTHINGS production of Matthew Gasda’s new play All the Mournful Voices opens on April 15 and coincides with the 157th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination, a major subject of the work. The site-responsive immersive production runs through April 29 at Forgotten Works in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022
Fan-favorite guest conductor Byron Stripling returns to the POPS with a 's marvelous star-studded array of guest vocalists and musicians, celebrating beloved American music legend George Gershwin in 'S Wonderful 'S Gershwin, May 13–15 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service announce the Petersen House (the house where Abraham Lincoln died) and the Aftermath Exhibits at the Center for Education and Leadership will reopen to the public for visitation on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
Kentucky Shakespeare returns with the free SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS tour this spring. The 6-actor, 85-minute production of JULUS CAESAR will tour to multiple parks in Indiana and Kentucky this April and May.

Abraham Lincoln Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Abraham Lincoln have their been?
Abraham Lincoln has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1919 and Broadway which opened in 1929.

What productions of Abraham Lincoln have their been?
Abraham Lincoln has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1919 and Broadway which opened in 1929.

What productions of Abraham Lincoln have there been?
Abraham Lincoln has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1919 and Broadway which opened in 1929.