Stealing Lincoln is a one-act historical-based spoof of the attempted kidnapping of Former President Abraham Lincoln's dead body. Based on a true story, this is a re-enact-imagiment of what it would be like to by a fly-on-the-wall in Big Jim Kennally's counterfeit gang in their first bodysnatching heist.
Listen in as the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Sumner (Jack Matuszewski), regales us with the story of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. The Queen (Sarah Moore) is none too happy with the tradition, and is seeking to have it banned from being a holiday. As the Archbishop tell his tale, we get to hear a romanticized version of the actual facts that took place leading up to the scandal. This may or may not be the way Guy Fawkes Day came about on that legendary November the fifth, but The Cleveland Radio Players would like to think it happened something like this.
Six strangers are lured to the luxurious Cogston Manor one rainy night by a host who has ulterior motives for inviting his specific guests. Things get out of control when the host introduces his guests to an otherworldly creature that is destined to destroy them all. Will anyone make it out alive? Tune in to find out!