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Abraham Lincoln - 1919 - Broadway


Cort Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
138 West 48th St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
Today (September 9) in live streaming: Amanda Green visits Backstage Live, The Righteous Brothers perform at The Space, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Tennessee Shakespeare Company continues its 'Essential' 13th performance season Friday, September 11 with the most hopeful and immediate of its Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salons titled Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Al Hirschfeld Foundation is proud to announce the latest in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century. As America engages in one of the most closely-watched presidential elections in history, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has launched 'West Wing Ha! -  Presidents & Their Challengers As Seen By Hirschfeld.'  
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
JDS Sports, a next-generation sports, media and entertainment holding company, has announced the official launch of RTG Features, a new film and TV production and financing brand.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 17, 2020
Review of NECESSARY SACRIFICES at North Coast Repertory Theatre where the audience is privy to the (imagined) discussions between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln on equality, racism, and politics during their historic meetings.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
In celebration of the 158th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln issuing the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, the Abbey Theater of Dublin presents a live streamed performance of 'Emancipation' - an adaptation of the 1876 speech delivered by Frederick Douglass at the unveiling of The Freedmen's Monument at Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Considered by many to be our country's greatest leader and one of the most beloved presidents in history, there are only 130 known images of Abraham Lincoln on record.
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2020
HISTORY announced today a slate of premium historical programming, including a documentary series with President Bill Clinton that will explore the history of the American presidency and the struggle for a more perfect union.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
With many Pride celebrations cancelled due to the pandemic, Celebration Theatre recognizes their importance to the LGTBQ+ community and is going virtual with the Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award Ceremony celebrating queer writer/performer Roger Q. Mason.
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2020
 MTV and When We All Vote today announced they will host a virtual prom event for the Class of 2020, whose proms and graduations have all been canceled due to COVID-19, with a special focus on commemorating another important milestone for young people this year: registering and voting in the national election in November.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
With the site closed and all onsite programming canceled until further notice, Ford's Theatre has shifted its focus online, launching:
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Variety reports that J.J. Abrams and Warner Bros. will produce 'The Pinkerton,' a new thriller from Daniel Casey.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Ford's Theatre Society is further altering its programming schedule through May 17, 2020. All performances of Guys and Dolls have been canceled and the production will be rescheduled for spring 2021, with dates to be announced. Special thanks to Guys and Dolls sponsors Lead Sponsor: ConocoPhillips and Underwriters: Altria Group, General Motors Company and KPMG LLP. The musical Man of La Mancha, originally announced as the spring 2021 production, will be postponed to a future season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2020-2021 Season, a?oeBreaking Boundariesa??. American Blues' 35th Season will include the Chicago Premiere of Airness by Chelsea Marcantel, directed by Gwendolyn Whiteside; the World Premiere of Alma by Benjamin Benne, directed by Ana Velazquez; August Wilson's Fences, directed by Monty Cole; the 19th annual production of It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! from Frank Capra's film, directed by Gwendolyn Whiteside and music directed by Michael Mahler. All performances in the 2020-2021 season will take place at Stage 773, located at 1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Out of an abundance of caution and to follow DC Health's recommendations, Ford's Theatre Society is altering its programming schedule through April 4. Ford's Theatre Society is staying abreast of the evolving situation related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and following advice from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The latest Ford's Theatre updates will be posted on and main box office phoneline (202) 638-2941.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Celebration Theatre announced its star-studded cast for this year's virtual Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award Ceremony celebrating black queer writer/performer Roger Q. Mason. The award ceremony will be broadcast online Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 6 pm PST.
by Lora Strum - Jun 29, 2020
When past government shutdowns forced Ford's Theatre to close its doors, its artists grew resilient in the uncertainty. Today, shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, that resilience may not be enough.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival is a groundbreaking digital series of audio and video streams featuring newly created content being recorded at Tanglewood's Linde Center in July alongside previously recorded material from Tanglewood being released for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
Ford's Theatre Society announced its summer history-based live streaming events, including the Thursday discussion series Cabinet Conversations: Creativity, History and Leadership and the Abraham Lincoln Institute Online Lincoln Symposium.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Director Julia Newman, the director of Albert Einstein: Still a Revolutionary, is Tom Needham's special guest on the next SOUNDS OF FILM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Celebration Theatre's Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award Ceremony celebrating Black Queer Writer/Performer Roger Q. Mason is now available for viewing for a limited time only.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2020
Happy 243rd birthday, America! On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies officially declared independence from Great Britain, forming a brand new nation, which today celebrates over two centuries of freedom and democracy. In that time, our country has been through war and peace, prosperity and poverty, progress and stagnation. On this most special of days to be an American, we're giving you a crash course on the story of our nation, the only way we know how... through musical theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present a free 'screened' reading of THE SMOKING CAR, a one-act play by William Dean Howells, via live stream video, with talkback to follow, on Saturday, July 25th, 2020 at 8 PM, EST.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
MTV Studios (part of the Entertainment and Youth Group), a unit of ViacomCBS, announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe®-winning creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller will reimagine the iconic “Clone High” television series with Emmy®-nominated co-creator Bill Lawrence. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Eden Theater Company will present The Living Room Plays as part of The Room Plays, a series of new 10-minute plays by emerging playwrights, created for and presented on Zoom.
by Shari Barrett - Jul 2, 2020
LAVENDER MEN, An Emancipation Play was developed in Skylight Theatre Company's Skylab and received a SOLD OUT reading at circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway this past summer as part of the Circle Reading Series. Originally scheduled to open at the Skylight Theatre on April 25, a scene from the play written by Roger Q. Mason was performed live on July 2 by Skylight Live, because as Mason shared, a?oeRona ran through and chased us into the Zoom Zoom Rooma?? when rehearsals had to be suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down live theatre productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol is bringiing  ASSASSINS to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Two years ago, Roger Q. Mason paid tribute to Billy Porter, the 2018 recipient of the Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award, by performing in a reading of Porter's semi-autobiographical play, As I Yet Live. Now, 2020 is Mason's year - and he is kicking it off, following in Porter's fabulous footsteps, as this year's Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award recipient.  The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the West Hollywood Council Chambers (625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069).  Details of the program will be announced in the coming months.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Skylight Theatre Company, recognized for their unwavering commitment to developing new works, has confirmed a 2020 lineup of three plays, and a fourth TBA. All plays are new to Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is honoring NBC's I Dream of Jeannie star and SFCM alumna Barbara Eden on Friday, February 14, at its annual Fanfare Luncheon, recognizing the significant contributions Ms. Eden has made to arts and culture and the SFCM community.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Playwrights Foundation's first Rough Reading of the year is Emmylu by Boni B. Alvarez, directed by M. Graham Smith. Using the tragic 2017 Las Vegas shooting as a point of departure, Emmylu explores how Trumpism appeals to many people of color. Readings of Emmylu by Boni B. Alvarez are on on January 13, 7:30pm, Roble Hall, Stanford University and January 14, 7:30pm, Theatre of Yugen, San Francisco.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The Town Hall presents Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at 8pm at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced its 2020-2021 season, reflectively and timely themed a?oeThis is America.a?? Inspired by Donald Glover's 2018 video essay of the same name about the history of race relations in American culture, the season will feature four main-stage productions that examine democracy, civility, truth and acts of complacency that disfigure public discourse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) has been postponed until the fall (before the Presidential selection), due to a scheduling conflict.   Full ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2020-2021 season will include: Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette; the D.C.-premiere of a new play based on the real-life friendship of contralto Marian Anderson and physicist Albert Einstein titled My Lord, What a Night, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Sheldon Epps; the musical Man of La Mancha, featuring Kevin McAllister and directed by Stephen Rayne; and A Christmas Carol featuring Craig Wallace in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the fifth year.
by Timothy Shawver - Feb 20, 2020
Arizona Theatre Company's current production hits the mark as a historical reminder and, through masterful performances by its cast of three, depicts institutionalized racism's capability to destroy even the most loving relationships.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
HISTORY announces a new non-fiction programming strand 'History's Greatest Mysteries,' hosted and narrated by Academy Award(R) nominee and Emmy Award(R) winner Laurence Fishburne ('Black-ish,' John Wick, The Matrix, Apocalypse Now and Boyz N The Hood) that will investigate a wide range of historically compelling topics and the mysteries surrounding each including the Titanic, D.B. Cooper, Roswell, John Wilkes Booth, and more. Slated to launch this summer 2020, each program within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the general public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth brand-new information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 18, 2020
The popular underwear band THE SKIVVIES brought their antics and artistry to The Green Room 42 in honor of President's Day, and the crowd ate it up like a Fourth of July Picnic
by Student Blogger: Kate Semmens - Aug 3, 2020
When I came to Princeton my Freshman year, there was one club I knew I had to join. I had spent hours that summer watching videos on the Princeton Triangle Cluba??s website and looking at old production clips and photos.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced that Sheldon Epps will join the theatre's leadership team as Senior Artistic Advisor. Epps steps into the new role as the theatre reevaluates its 2020-2021 season amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
In the summer of 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederic Douglass and Abraham Lincoln confront each other at the White House in two searing, no-holds-barred sessions that forever change the course of history. Originally commissioned by Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., NECESSARY SACRIFICES by Richard Hellesen is based on their two documented meetings.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Wheeler In The Sky presents a pre-recorded benefit performance of Booth's Ghost to raise money for Twin Cities' theatre artists and organizations, April 24th a?" May 3rd, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
HISTORY announced today that its six-hour miniseries event, “Grant,” executive produced by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and biographer Ron Chernow and Appian Way's Jennifer Davisson and Leonardo DiCaprio will premiere Memorial Day and air over three consecutive nights beginning Monday, May 25 at 9PM ET/PT on HISTORY.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today the lineup for its 2020/2021 season at the Lyceum Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2020
Netflix has released the trailer for All Day and a Night, starring Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
San Francisco Playhouse announced their new Empathy Gym Fireside Chat series which will be streamed live for free on YouTube. Each week, Artistic Director Bill English invites playwrights to join him for a one-hour conversation about playwriting, business, and the future of theatre. Audience members can participate in the conversation by leaving a comment on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Ford's Theatre commemorates the 155th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and death on April 14 and 15, and throughout the month of April with digital programming. On April 14 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, Ford's Theatre will host a Facebook Live event addressing common myths surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.