'Lincoln' Actor Comes to GCC

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ~ 7:00 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College

What: “Lincoln” Actor Comes to GCC

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ~ 7:00 p.m.

Where:Genesee Community College ~ One College Road, Batavia ~ Room T102, Conable Technology Building

Who: Media and members of the community

On Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Genesee Community College will welcome actor and University of Buffalo professor Stephen McKinley Henderson to the Batavia Campus. Henderson played Abraham Lincoln’s personal valet in the Academy Award-winning, Steven Spielberg-directed film “Lincoln”.

He will speak about storyline acting and his experiences as an actor, both on film and on stage. Besides “Lincoln,” he has appeared in Spielberg’s “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” as well as the comedy “Tower Heist” and the HBO series “The Newsroom”. He was nominated for a Tony Award in 2010 for his work on the Broadway production, “Fences” with Denzel Washington.

Henderson’s appearance is part of GCC’s spring 2013 lecture series on the history of the Civil War. Other lectures include:
•“Myths and More at Gettysburg” by George McGaughey, Wed., April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Batavia Campus T102.
•“Among the Man Fires: Trials, Opportunities and Experiences of Native Americans in the Civil War” by Dan Hamner, Fri., April 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Medina Campus Center.
•Special Event: “NY’s Forgotten War – The War of 1812 and the Making of the Empire State,” by Garth Swanson, Wed., May 1 at 7 p.m., at the Batavia Campus T102.

For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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