Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who became a dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln.
"They Call Me Lizzy...from Slavery to the
The one-hour play stars Stephanie Jackson and staged by the theater's artsitc director Kandie Carle.
Tne play will have two performances this month in Connecticut: one on Saturday at 8 p.m., Feb. 18 at the
Thompson's four-person play, "Mary T. and Lizzy K." willmake its world poremiere March 15 to April 28, 2013 at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.