David Selby (as Lincoln) meets Barack Obama (Background: Katie Couric)

David Selby is "Abraham Lincoln" in the world premiere of the commissioned play THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK. Set in 1862, it opened the newly-restored historic landmark Fordís Theater in Washington, DC and runs to 3-8. He was guest speaker at the capitalís National Cathedral 2-22 Ė all honoring the Bicentennial of Lincolnís birth.

David (as Lincoln) attended the prestigious official re-opening 2-11, where he met President Barack Obama and joined other political figures and celebrities in paying tribute to the theater, its history, and Lincolnís legacy.


David was keynote speaker at the 275th Anniversary of St. Peterís Episcopal Church in Salem, MA 9-18 He also was a guest speaker at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, 2-22.