The American Vicarious presents this 19th-century-set drama about the relationship between an ex-slave and a socialite. More…
In 1860 Abraham Lincoln befriended two people in New York City: a well-educated ex-slave, and a spirited young society woman. In the middle of the Civil War, the President brought them together. A romantic relationship ensued, but it couldn't be acknowledged publicly. Thirty-six years later they meet again, and long for what might have been had Lincoln lived.
See it if You want to see 2 fine actors try to bring life to a lifeless piece of writing , the ideas are better than the outcome
Don't see it if You actually want to see something happen on stage
See it if You are interested in what it might have been like in Lincoln's time for an inter-racial relationship
Don't see it if you want a fast moving story, you can't sit still fro 85 min.
See it if You enjoy old fashioned period plays or are a fan of Gilbert. The writer does a great job at capturing the time period and tone.
Don't see it if You dislike slow paced intimate shows or want to see something modern.
See it if You can appreciate an old fashioned - but still relevant - two-hander with fabulous, subtle performances about the road not taken
Don't see it if You are looking for a fast paced, intense show. This builds slowly.
See it if you find period acting interesting but also are stirred by elements of the life of Abraham Lincoln and his social impact.
Don't see it if you want real action; this is literally a parlor piece.
See it if Great acting & interesting story with a steady build up to the obstacle. Melissa G. and Mark S. were great but Mark had something special!
Don't see it if Story does dip and stall a bit as the build up increases.