Error. Submission of this item to your trip planner may have timed out. Please try again or check your trip planner to make sure it has been added.
Mar 21, 2014 - Apr 6, 2014
The Guthrie Theater presents a Carlyle Brown & Company production of ABE LINCOLN AND UNCLE TOM IN THE WHITE HOUSE by Carlyle Brown directed by Carlyle Brown
Alone in the Executive Office, President Abraham Lincoln struggles with signing the Emancipation Proclamation when he is mysteriously visited by Uncle Tom, the fictional character in Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life among the Lowly. These two iconic characters from life and literature, one real the other fiction in their surrealistic interaction attempt to understand each other across a chasm of race in the midst of the Civil War.
Seating in the Dowling Studio is general admission and begins 30 minutes before curtain.