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Director of Lincoln’s Cottage Puts an Apron on the 16th President -- Erin Carlson Mast Gives a Talk at The Lyceum | News Release | City of Alexandria

The President In The Kitchen

Director of Lincoln’s Cottage puts an apron on the 16th President at The Lyceum, March 9

When Abraham Lincoln entered the White House he left behind the simple blue apron he put on when he helped Mary in their Springfield, IL kitchen.  451 more words


“The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street” Exhibition | News Release | City of Alexandria

New “The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street” Exhibition at The Lyceum Announced 

The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street is on view February 17 through September 1, 2017  466 more words


The Winter's Tale (Lyceum:10 February - 4 March '17)

“Go with an expressive meld of The Proclaimer’s evergreen ‘I’m Gonna Be’ and the absolute integrity of Paulina”

Editorial Rating: 5 Stars: Nae Bad

Accept that the Oracle at Delphi is a DNA lab – and why not? 734 more words


Picnic at Hanging Rock (Lyceum: 13 - 28 January '17)

“It’s cool, it’s chilling and it shocks”

Editorial Rating: 4 Stars: Nae Bad

Do you approach Hanging Rock expecting to see corsets hanging in mid-air? Well, in which case you will have noted that the excised last chapter of Joan Lindsay’s 1967 book provides this astonishing feature. 622 more words


My 8 years of Royal Lyceum Theatre bliss...

Bliss?  Blessed more like.

I have had the extreme privilege of spending 8 years on the board of The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company in Edinburgh and last night it came to a close.   161 more words


Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lyceum: 26 Nov - 31 Dec.'16)

“This particular and generous invitation to Wonderland should be accepted at once”

Editorial Rating:  4 Stars: Outstanding

When Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published Britain also got its first speed limits for horseless vehicles. 606 more words


Lyceum Variety Nights (Lyceum, 6 Nov. '16)

“Left me genuinely begging for more”

Editorial Rating: 5 Stars: Outstanding

One of the first things they teach you about writing reviews is not to gush: to keep your mass of uncontrolled instant reactions behind a dam and only let through those considered, pertinent and articulate comments that are most valuable to the reader. 450 more words