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"The Widow Lincoln"--All Roles (Supporting)

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Casting the 2014-15 Ford's Theatre season. Season includes: "Driving Miss Daisy" (Alfred Uhry, writer; Jennifer Nelson, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 26; runs Sept. 26-Oct. 26), "A Ch...more

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Males & Females, ages 18+, All Ethnicities

Role Description

"The Widow Lincoln"--All Roles: (Supporting)

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Full Character Breakdown

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Mary Todd Lincoln:
48. White. Smart, passionate, volatile. Has the weight of the world on her shoulders and the eyes of all the country watching her.

Elizabeth Keckley:
48. African American. Mary’s dressmaker and closest confidante. She is the voice of reason.

Guard/Asa Treadwell:
20s-30s. White. A woman who has convincingly disguised herself as a male Union soldier. Brave, but concerned her secret might be revealed.

Sally/Others:
50s-60s. African American. Must be a strong singer. Mary’s primary caregiver and friend as a child. Also plays one of the chorus of widows among other roles.

Young Maid/Others:
20s-30s. African American. Timid and unsure, but wants to do the right thing. Also plays one of the chorus of widows among other roles.

Queen Victoria/Others:
50s-60s. White. One of the only people who can truly empathize with Mary. Regal, wise, yet down to earth. Also plays one of the chorus of widows among other roles.

Laura Keene/Others:
40s-50s. White. World famous actress. Smart, independent, and shrewd. Also plays one of the chorus of widows among other roles.

Nettie Colburn/Others:
20s-30s. White. A medium who conducted séances for Mary. Also plays one of the chorus of widows among other roles.