Mary T. & Lizzie K.

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Throw open the doors of the White House dressing room and see what really happens when a penniless First Lady and a successful freed slave, engage in a heart-to-heart conversation about life, loss and a journey into madness. Member of the Arena Stage Writer's Council Tazewell Thompson (dir. M. Butterfly and Yellowman) stitches together an insider's look at the intricate relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress Elizabeth Keckly. Rich with area-location mentions and presidential history, this world-premiere drama is perfect for Washington, D.C. audiences.

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