David Selby to Star in Ford's Theatre's The Heavens Are Hung in Black

David Selby will play Abraham Lincoln in James Still's The Heavens Are Hung in Black, to play February 3-March 8 at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. The production, which opens officially on February 8, will be directed by Stephen Rayne.

The show focuses on Lincoln's tenure in the five months between the death of his young son, Willie, and the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. During this time, he is visited in dreams by Jefferson Davis, Dred Scott, and Uncle Tom.

The cast will also include Norman Aronovic, Steven Carpenter, Jonathan Fielding, Michael Goodwin, Edward James Hyland, Beth Hylton, Michael Kramer, Robin Moseley, Hugh Nees, David Emerson Toney, Chaney Tullos, Jonathan Watkins, Scott Westerman, James Chatham, Benjamin Cook and Benjamin Schiffbauer.

For more information and tickets visit http://www.fords.org/

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