An Interview with James Still

Our conversation with James Still, a playwright whose most recent play “The Widow Lincoln” will debut at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. The play runs from January 23 to February 22, 2015. In this interview, James details how he settled on writing a play focusing on Mary Todd Lincoln, the great privilege it is to have actress Mary Bacon in the leading role, and the power that the venue Ford’s Theatre affords such a performance.

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Honoring African American Veterans for Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! Today—and throughout the month of February, we honor those African Americans who fought in the Civil War. Image Credit: “A Negro Regiment in Action,” Harper’s Weekly,…