The Spirit of Lincoln

Sponsored by Springfield Theatre Centre, Heartland Credit Union, and the Ken Bradbury Foundation.

Directed by Hope Cherry

Filmed live theatrical production, viewed from the comfort of your own home!

On Demand Streaming

This film is available on demand Nov. 23, 2020 through Jan. 3, 2021. Each ticket provides one access code to view the film on one device. Once you activate your code via email, you will have 48 hours to view the film. Choose individual access if you will be viewing the film by yourself. Choose family access if you plan to view with more than one person. You will be able to view the film on either a laptop, phone, or tablet. Patrons will also have the ability to stream the film to their TV from the device provided they have the proper steaming equipment (i. e. Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, HDMI cable., etc.).

Streaming access can be purchased at Please visit our tickets webpage to learn more about how to stream The Spirit of Lincoln.

About The Spirit of Lincoln

The Spirit of Lincoln, a play/musical written by Illinois native, Ken Bradbury, recounts the real-life stories of people affected by Lincoln’s spirit and ideologies, while exploring the themes of friendship, bravery, racism, and social justice that are still relevant today. Experience first-hand the lasting impact Abraham Lincoln had on his central Illinois community and beyond. Presented by Heartland Credit Union, Ken Bradbury Foundation, and Springfield Theatre Centre.

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Jim Yale

Museum Guide 1
Linda Schneider

Museum Guide 2
Brenda Yale

Charley Turner
Reggie Guyton

Jonathan Turner
Kevin Loop

Carl Sandburg
John Woodruff

Wes Bridges

Lance Perko

Newton Bateman
Mark Wheeler

Abraham Lincoln
Randy Duncan

Vachel Lindsay/Leo Tolstoy
Eric Flick

Mr. Dubin/Owen Lovejoy
Brad Barnes

Laura Isabelle Nance
Sofia Flick

Grace Ingersoll

William Berry
Keith Bradbury

Edward Monroe
Matt Woodson

Joseph Monroe
Luke Peterson

Betsy Butell

Shelly Flickinger

Ben Henderson
Tony Young

Frank Walker
Andy VanDeVoort

Victoria Johnson

Old Woman
Deb VanDeVoort

Henry Reeves

Featured Dancer
Hannah Martin

Featured Dancer
Cassie Bax

Featured Dancer
Nadia Mitchell

Featured Dancer
Cassie Crawford

Featured Dancer
Annelyse Warren

Featured Dancer
Lisa Tossi