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Stephen Lang: Playwright and Actor

  • Location: Chancellors Hall, NYS Education Building, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY Albany, NY
  • Dates: October 25, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Price: Free and open to the public
  • Overview

    Stephen Lang visits Albany to engage in a ceremony/conversation on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

    Stephen Lang, award-winning stage, television, and film actor, writer, and producer will receive the 2018 Empire State Archives and History Award from the NYS Archives Partnership Trust. 

    Lang will discuss his career as an actor and history enthusiast with nationally prominent Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer. Lang is the writer, producer and star of the new play, His Dark Land, which explores the turmoil experienced by war hero Lieutenant Colonel Charles Whittlesey, commander of “The Lost Battalion” during World War I. 

    He is also the author of the award-winning one-man play, Beyond Glory, about the lives and combat experiences of Medal of Honor recipients. 

    Lang’s many acting credits include the role of the paraplegic Waldo on AMC’s hit series, Into the Badlands; a Tony nomination for Best Actor in The Speed of Darkness on Broadway; and a Saturn Award for his work in James Cameron’s Avatar, for which he is currently filming four sequels. 

    Ceremony/Conversation –7:00 p.m., Chancellors Hall, NYS Education Building, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany

    In collaboration with the New York State Archives Partnership Trust. Visit www.nysarchivestrust.org or call (518) 486-9349 for ticket information.

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