Debra Ann Miller
Debra Ann Miller has accompanied Mr. Krebs into hundreds of schools, museums and libraries through out the U.S. since 1998; including the Lincoln Inauguration Sesquicentennial events on March 5, 2011 in Washington DC for  inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol and banquet at Willard Hotel. Other venues include return performances at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Chicago History Museum, and New Salem Historic Site to name a few. Miller's ability to mix with the public in the character of Mary Todd Lincoln is a strong part of With Lincoln Productions' success. She is a n associate comany member of Terra Mysterium Theatre and has performed with several theatre companies in the Chicago area . Debra's Chicago theatre credits include Flannigan's Wake at the Noble Fool Theater, and as Rose Kennedy in Rosemary at the Tony award winning Victory Garden Theatre; and won Best Actress in the 2004 Chicago Indiefest for her performance in her first film, Zen Noir.  In addition to Mrs Lincoln, Ms. Miller tours the country as Jane Austen, Louisa May Alcott and Dolley Madison; see below for details.

Actors Michael Krebs and Debra Ann Miller
                      present Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln in
                      play "Visiting the Lincolns". 60 minute
                      running time special event program.
Debra Ann Miller & Michael Krebs performing "Meeting the Lincolns" at Sandwich Opera House, Illinois

Actors Michael Krebs and Debra Ann Miller
                      present Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln
llilnois Gov. Pat Quinn greets Debra Ann Miller who portrays Mary Todd Lincoln during a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Feb. 12, 2009.     Shannon Kirshner, The State Journal-Register

Debra performing Mrs. Lincoln at Preston Middle School, West Virginia

Mrs. Lincoln's

Mrs. Lincoln's Salon takes place in her Blue Room on April 4th, 1865.  Mr Lincoln and their youngest son,Tad, are at City Point, Robert, their eldest, is with General Grant in pursuit of Robert E Lee and Mary is alone in the Executive Mansion.  The audience is invited to reminisce with Mrs Lincoln about her childhood, her days in Springfield and her children as she celebrates with you Tad's 12th birthday, and the end of the Civil War. Drawing from her own letters to friends, family and political figures of the era, Mrs. Lincoln's Salon paints a picture of Mary Lincoln that is both sympathetic and truthful.
Mrs. Lincoln's Salon  is a 30 minute presentation with a question and answer period afterward, that can last up to an additional 30 minutes. Mrs. Lincoln's Salon is suitable for school's, Libraries, Museum's and Teas.

More historical Women of Letters by Debra Ann Miller

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Just Jane: Jane Austen

Debra Ann Miller as
                          Jane Austen
Invite Jane Austen to pay a call at your school, library or book club.  Jane visits you from the autumn of 1815, the most exciting and hopeful time of her life.  Her first three novels are published, and Emma is complete. Drawing from her letters, juvenilia and novels, Jane shares the loves and losses that shaped her life and informed her perception of the world.
                          Discontent: Louisa May Alcott
Debra Ann Miller as Louisa May Alcott
Poet and author, abolitionist and nurse, patriot and suffragist, Louisa May Alcott was so much more than the author of Little Women.  In a 45 minute encounter with this prolific American author, we learn of the hopes, the heartbreaks and the experiences of her life from which she drew inspiration for her novels, short stories and poems.  Drawing from her letters and journals, Debra Ann Miller allows Louisa to speak to us in her own words.
Debra Ann Miller as
                          Dolley Madison 
The First "First Lady" of the land, first wife of a President to have a ship named in her honor, and to be pictured on the cover of a magazine, and first to decorate the White house. Join Dolley in the spring of 1817 as she prepares to leave Washington City.

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