Abraham Lincoln

NYC / Cort Theatre / 1920

Abraham Lincoln opened at the Cort Theatre on December 15, 1919
and closed in May 1920 after 193 performances.


THIS COPY OF PROGRAM COMPARED TO OPENING NIGHT CAST: (listed in order of appearance)

Character:

A Chronicler.........................Colvin Dunn (first played by Leonard Mudie)
Stone, a Farmer......................Thomas Irwin (original cast)
Cuffney, a Store Keeper..............Thomas J. Keogh (original cast)
Susan, a Maid in Lincoln Home........Bertha Wood (first played by Florence Johns)
Mrs. Lincoln.........................Winifred Hanley (original cast)
Mr. Lincoln..........................Frank McGlynn (original cast)
Tucker, Chairman of Delegation.......Forrest Davis (original cast)
Hind, a Delegate.....................Thomas Vaiden (original cast)
Price, a Delegate.....................Conrad Cantzen (first played by Duncan Cherry)
MacIntosh, a Delegate.................Penwood Batkins (original cast)
White, of the Southern Commission.....John Meehan (first played by Charles Fleming)
Seward................................John S. O'Brien (original cast)
Jennings, of the Southern Commission..William R. Randall (original cast)
Hawkins, First Clerk..................Duncan Cherry (first played by Conrad Cantzen)
Hay...................................Paul Byron (original cast)
Second Clerk..........................John Babler (no mention made of a second clerk in IBDB listing)
Messenger.............................J. Phillip Jerome (original cast)
Salmon Chase..........................Frank E. Jamison (original cast)
Montgomery Blair......................Ernest Bostwick (original cast)
Simon Cameron.........................Herbert Curtis (original cast)
Caleb Smith...........................Joseph Reed (original cast)
Burnet Hook...........................William A Norton (original cast)
Gideon Welles.........................Alfred Moore (original cast)
Mrs. Goliath Blow.....................Mary Horne Morrison (original cast)
Mrs. Otherly..........................Jennie A. Eustace (original cast)
William Custis........................Charles S. Gilpin (original cast)
Stanton...............................David Landau (original cast)
General Grant.........................Albert Phillips (original cast)
Aide to Gen. Grant....................George Williams (original cast)
Dennis, an Orderly....................Ralph Williams (first played by Charles P. Bates)
Soldier...............................Dolph Ryan (no mention made of a soldier in IBDB listing)
William Scott.........................Edwin Barry (first played by Raymond Hackett)
General Meade.........................Frank Ginter (original cast)
General Lee...........................James Durkin (original cast)
John Wilkes Booth.....................J. Paul Jones (original cast)
Doctor................................Charles Brill (original cast)

Guests at Theatre (no mention made of theatre guests in IBDB listing): Miss Robinson, Miss Grey, Miss Povah, Miss Seymour, Miss Langdon, Charles Lindell, George Howard, Edward Porter


Original program measures 4 1/2 x 11 1/4"


from Wikipedia:
"John Drinkwater's play, Abraham Lincoln (1918), was successful on both sides of the Atlantic, reaching Broadway and the West End. Drinkwater was an English poet and playwright."

For a script of the play, go to: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Abraham Lincoln, by John Drinkwater


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