May 20—31, 2014
Abe Lincoln’s Piano
‘An American Story’ a triumph at every turn
— Hedy Weiss
Hershey Felder returns to ArtsEmerson to shed new light on the evening at the theatre that changed our nation.
Hershey Felder returns to ArtsEmerson with his latest musical exploration of a turning point in American history. In this intimate one-man piece, Felder weaves together the music of Stephen Foster with the songbook of the American Civil War to share the stories he uncovered after discovering Lincoln’s White House piano.
As Lincoln’s assassination unfolds through the perspectives of the young doctor who came to his aid, Mrs. Lincoln, and others, Abe Lincoln’s Piano celebrates coincidence, history, and music as it sheds new light on the evening at the theatre that changed our nation
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
219 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116