Was Abe really playing "free the slave" in the Lincoln Bedroom?
TITLE Gettysburg Addressed
WGA# VKNA1E085CFA
AUTHOR(S) Joseph Baron Pravda
CONTACT (321) 286-0128 | jbpravda@angrysponge.com
TYPE Stage Play
GENRE Satire
SETTING In and around White House Lincoln Bedroom, NYC
BUDGET $500,000 or less
LOG LINE Politics make for estranged bad fellows in this monumental farce.
CAST 7-10 characters
Newcomers
HIGHLIGHTS       PRESIDENT G:
   Okay, Walt--give me your best shot.

      WALTER HOUSMANN:
   Not long after his assassination, a story floated
   around, giving rise to a suspicion so revolting
   as to have been kept concealed by the government
   for lo these many years.

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His advances toward the young, strapping Lincoln had been refused.

      MAN:
   Why, my son, I am thy father and thy brother.

The boy knew his course, and finally replied, walking backwards as he did.

      BOY:
   Share a bed with ma pappy and bruther an I sure
   doan need me more a that!

AUTHOR BIO As a former Watergate-era government attorney, Joseph brings a wealth of knowledge about Washington, DC. He was recently elected 1 of 18 playwrights nationwide to win attendance to the 06 Kennedy Center Dramatic Writing Intensive.
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