Sponsored by:  Springfield Theatre Centre


Directed by: Kari Catton
Produced by: Fred Wassell & John Moranski
Auditions:  10-noon – December 17, 2011
Performances: February 17-19 & 24-26, 2012
Curtain Times: 8:00 p.m. – Friday & Saturday; 2:00 p.m. – Sunday

HERITAGE is a presentational style play, spanning from the late 1790’s to the 1860’s, sharing the stories of the women that may have influenced the life and soul of Abraham Lincoln.  8 females & 3 males (see below for role breakdown)

Four narrators, 3 females and 1 male, various ages, share the stage and assume various roles.   Singing songs and square dancing will be done by all actors.  Other roles include: 5 females roles, ranging in age from 18 to 50’s to play Lucy Hanks, Nancy Hanks (soloist), Sarah Bush Johnston, Ann Rutledge (soloist) and Mary Todd Lincoln; 2 male roles, ranging in age from 35 to 50’s to play Tom Lincoln, and Ninian/Bachleor/Narrator.

Mark Mathewson will provide original music and songs from the time period.

Actors must prepare a short 30 second song. Cold readings.

If anyone cannot make these auditions or if you wish to read a copy of the script, please contact Kari Catton at kari@ampka.com.