A New Lincoln Takes Center Stage With Oh, Mary TicketsThink you know the story of Abraham Lincoln and his untimely demise that rocked the nation? What about the woman he was married to?! Think again, and find out the truth with Search Party star Cole Escola as they make their Off-Broadway acting and writing debut in brand-new dark comedy Oh, Mary at the Lortel Theatre.
The award-winning comedian brings Mary Todd Lincoln’s hopes, dreams and depressing reality to center stage in a way that’s never been done before, through the eyes of a self-proclaimed idiot. In town for just eight weeks, don’t miss out on this quirky show; book your tickets today.
What is Oh, Mary Off-Broadway about?Mary Todd Lincoln is best known and remembered as the wife of Abraham Lincoln. But what were her dreams when she wasn’t standing dutifully beside him as First Lady? In this deliciously dark comedy, discover the unrequired yearnings, alcoholism and buried desires of Mrs Lincoln in the weeks leading up to her husband’s assassination. It’s a one-act play that finally examines the woman next to one of US history’s most famous figures, and it’s all told through the wacky lens of an idiot named Cole Escola.
Cole Escola Unearths Mrs Lincoln - Cast & CreativesWriters Guild of America Award winner Cole Escola writes and stars in their new Off-Broadway comedy, following up work including Hacks, At Home With Amy Sedaris and The Other Two. They are directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton (Untitled DanceShowPartyThing; Soft Power) alongside a cast including Conrad Ricamora as Mary’s Husband, James Scully as Mary’s Teacher, Bianca Leigh as Mary’s Chaperone and Tony Macht as Mary’s Husband’s Assistant.
Tickets For Oh, Mary at the Lortel Theatre On Sale NowEnjoy history told from a hilarious, farcical and bold new perspective with tickets to this witty, unpredictable comedy. Oh, Mary pushes President Lincoln out of the spotlight and turns it on to one of US history’s most overlooked figures. This is a unique window into the weird and wonderful world of Cole Escola’s mind that you do not want to miss!