February 20, 2009
Abe
Composer:Roger Anderson
Librettist:Lee Goldsmith
Synopsis
This piece covers the life of Abraham Lincoln from his earliest attempts at self-improvement through his election to the presidency of an already fracturing United States.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:30

Number of Acts
2

Musical Style
American musical theater requiring strong voices. Some opera influence, especially chorus participation. Classical and folk influences

Vocal & Musical Forces
Baritone, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, 3 adult male singing roles, 3 male children singing roles, male/female chorus with many speaking roles.

Original Cast
Sam Hepler (Abraham Lincoln); Elise LaBarge (Ann Rutledge)


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