Storyteller Jon Spelman comes to Ford's Theatre

Jun 22, 2011
Ford's Theatre

Storyteller Jon Spelman takes to the Ford's Theatre stage July 2 and 3, 2011, for a reprise of his popular one-man show "Tales of the Lincoln." Explore the varied legends of Abraham Lincoln the man, parent and president in a series of anecdotes. "Tales of the Lincoln" is offered as part of the Ford's Theatre daytime programming schedule on July 2 and 3, and is appropriate for ages six and older. Tickets are required.

"Tales of the Lincoln" with Jon Spelman
July 2-3, 2011
10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

People around the world have been captivated by Abraham Lincoln and the stories that spring from his life. Discover how the teenaged Abe won a "talking contest" against a grown man, how he used "t-mail" to communicate with generals during the Civil War, and how his vivid dreams often predicted the future. Celebrated storyteller Jon Spelman explores the varied tales of Abraham Lincoln the man, leader and legend in his one-man show.

Tickets to "Tales of the Lincoln" can be obtained free of charge on the day of performance at the Ford's Theatre Box Office. Advance reservations are also available through Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787 or (fees apply). Seating is available on a first-come basis.