Booth In the Barn
By George Loukides
1 act/single set
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The Story: "Booth In the Barn" is an imagined story
of John Wilkes Booth's last minutes of his life. The factual story of Booth's shooting Lincoln, jumping from
Lincoln's box onto the stage of Ford's Theater and injuring his leg is well known. In this interpretation of
events, Booth, in his flight from Washington, obtained laudanum, an opium derivative, from Dr. Mudd to ease his pain. While
in the barn, Davy, with whom Booth has fled, accidentally causes Booth to fall on his injured leg causing him great pain.
Booth drinks the laudanum along with whiskey, which causes him to lose control of his senses. Heimagines and engages
in irrational conversation with Lincoln, his mother and his brother before he is finally shot to death by a Union soldier.
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