Lincoln Seen and Heard - Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
New York, NY
Description: On the 203rd anniversary of Lincoln's birth, the Metropolitan Museum presents a special performance of "Lincoln Seen and Heard," a program that has been performed at the White House, Ford's Theatre, the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton Presidential Libraries, and other venues. Actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Terra Nova, A Few Good Men) reads the words of Lincoln, as the Metropolitan Museum's Harold Holzer, an award-winning Lincoln scholar, narrates and illustrates with Lincoln photographs. Lincoln was frequently photographed at precisely the time of his most important speeches, and this program combines his words and pictures to evoke the real Lincoln -- from his days as prairie politician to the presidency and immortality.