'President Lincoln' kicks off Va. Beach Forum season

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Updated Sunday, Oct 20 at 7:19 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH - Abraham Lincoln, or at least a near perfect impersonator of the 16th President, will greet guests for the kickoff of the 2012-13 Virginia Beach Forum season. begins on November 28 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts.

The Nov. 28 event at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is part of “Lincoln, the Man, the Movie, the Magic” centered around the Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day Lewis film. Patrons will hear from a noted historian, the head of the Virginia Film Office, a band playing Civil War music, and local actors and production personnel who had roles in the movie. There will be presentations by Jim Getty, one of the nation’s leading Lincoln impersonators and from eight year old Lincoln Keel of Virginia Beach who will recite the Gettysburg Address on the Sandler Center stage.

Ticket prices for this program are $25 for adults and $10 for children.

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