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Birch North Park Theater Presents 'An American Story' By Hershey Felder


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until February 3, 2013[days & times]
  • WHERE Steve and Mary Birch North Park Theater , 2891 University Avenue, Ste. 1, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $52 - $58

Hershey Felder’s "An American Story for Actor and Orchestra," which tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s last day, will have its world premiere at San Diego’s beautiful Birch North Park Theatre beginning Friday, January 4, 2013.

For this new production, Felder will create the role of Dr. Charles Augustus Leale, the 23-year-old unknown Union Army medic who was the first individual to reach the presidential box at Ford’s Theatre on the night President Lincoln was shot. Mrs. Lincoln then put Dr. Leale in charge to see the President through his last hours.

Set in New York City in 1932, 90-year old Dr. Charles Leale tells his true story as he travels back in time and recounts the events that, 67 years before, changed his life forever.

"An American Story" is based on Dr. Leale’s account, "Lincoln’s Last Hours," as well as Dr. Leale’s original report of 1865 discovered only recently amongst Lincoln’s papers in Washington, DC, in June of 2012 creating an International sensation.

Tuesdays - Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2 & 8pm
Sundays at 3pm

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Location: Steve and Mary Birch North Park Theater, 2891 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92104 Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for An American Story By Hershey Feld...

Above: Promotional graphic for An American Story By Hershey Felder performances beginning Jan 4th, 2013. Courtesy of The Birch North Park Theatre.


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