PHOTO CALL: A Sneak Peek at Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party

News   PHOTO CALL: A Sneak Peek at Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party
 
Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party will begin performances July 27 at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre.

In Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party, press notes state, "a fourth-grade Christmas pageant in Lincoln's rural Illinois hometown sets off a firestorm of controversy when it calls into question Honest Abe's sexuality. A thought-provoking, laugh-out-loud funny, and uniquely American story unfolds, offering surprises at every turn. Each of the three acts lets the audience see the story from a different character's viewpoint – and at each performance the audience decides in which order the acts are performed, creating a Rubik's Cube-like theatrical event."

The six-week limited engagement, directed by Chris Smith with choreography by Vince Pesce, will officially open Aug. 11.

The cast will feature Arnie Burton (The Temperamentals, 39 Steps), Stephanie Pope Caffey (Chicago, Smokey Joe's Cafe) and Robert Hogan (A Few Good Men, HBO's "The Wire") along with Lisa Birnbaum, Ted Koch, Pippa Pearthree and Ben Roberts.

Here is a look at the cast:

Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketcentral.com or by calling (212) 279-4200.

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