Lincolnesque

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Leo has more on his plate than he can handle: he is a speechwriter in the final month of campaign for an endangered mediocre Congressman; his new boss Carla is a dominating message maven who has been brought in from the corporate world to try and save the campaign; and his brother Francis is a psychiatric outpatient recently released from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, despite having a powerful delusion that he is Abraham Lincoln. Desperate for inspiration, Leo turns to Francis for help writing “lincolnesque” speeches, transformative oratory inspired by Lincoln that ultimately revive his boss’s flagging re-election campaign.  LINCOLNESQUE is a pleasing political fantasy that touches the heart and the funny bone.

Presented by The Keegan Theatre

Show Type
Drama
Comedy
Running Time
140 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For 16+ Price Ranges
$36 - $46

Discount Tickets Available Senior 65+, 25 and under

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Box Office Phone: 202-265-3767

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 09/22/2018 - 10/14/2018
Sunday 03:00pm--
Monday ---
Tuesday ---
Wednesday ---
Thursday 08:00pm--
Friday 08:00pm--
Saturday 08:00pm--
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 09/25/2018 - 8:00pm
  • 10/01/2018 - 8:00pm
Cast
Performer Role
Michael Innocenti Leo
Brandon McCoy Francis
Susan M Rhea Carla/Doctor
Stan Shulman Daly/Secretary of War
Production Personnel
Playwright
John Strand
Director
Colin Smith
Costume Designer
Kiana Vincenty
Set Designer
Matthew Keenan
Sound Designers
Roni Lancaster
Rich Ching
Lighting Designer
Megan Thrift
Projections/Media Designers
Rich Ching
Roni Lancaster

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The Andrew Keegan Theatre
1742 Church Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
About the Venue:
Keegan reopened in June 2015 after a major renovation to modernize and expand the venue.One of the most charming theatrical spaces in Washington, DC. The venue is a 19th-century brick building that originally served as the gymnasium for the Holton Arms School. The exposed brick walls and lofty ceiling of the interior make for a warm, intimate performing space, with a seating capacity of 120.

Getting There

  • Dupont Circle (Red Line)
  • 3 blocks from the Dupont Circle METRO

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paid garages

Accessibility

  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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