Common Threads: Mary Lincoln, Varina Davis, and Elizabeth Keckley
Monday, March 25, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
The National Portrait Gallery presents a Cultures in Motion Program
Common Threads: Mary Lincoln, Varina Davis,
and Elizabeth Keckley
March 25, 2013
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
This play, written by Martha King De Silva, explores the lives of three women from the Civil War era: Mary Lincoln, wife of President Lincoln; Varina Davis, wife of the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis; and Elizabeth Keckley, freed slave and seamstress to them both.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are HIGHLY recommended as there are a limited number of general admission seats available on a first come, first serve basis. Reserve your tickets for this free event now using the ticket link above.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Please note that confirmed reservations must be claimed by this time and seating is on a first come, first served basis. Any reservations unclaimed at 6:50 will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis to those waiting in line. Seating is general admission. You do not need hard tickets to reserve your spaces. We will have your name and requested ticket count at the door.
If you have any questions please call 202.633.8520 or email NPGPublicPrograms@si.edu with "CiM: Common Threads" in the subject line.
Thank you and we hope to see you there!
This production has been supported by the Reinsch Family Education Endowment.
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National Portrait Gallery, Cultures in Motion Programs
Cultures in Motion is the National Portrait Gallery's performing arts series. Broad in scope, the series is designed to educate, entertain, and promote mutual understanding of the diverse cultures that make up both the NPG collection and the mosaic of American heritage. The series uses the medium of portrayal to interpret the lives of the sitters via theater, music, and the literary and visual arts.