Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre and Petersen House) and the Center for Education and Leadership
will close early on December 24 and will be closed all day on December 25.
- Plan a visit to the Ford's Theatre campus, which includes the museum, theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership.
- Ford's Theatre produces plays and musicals reflecting America's rich cultural heritage.
- Enjoy a special event with our artists or an author reading by a renowned Lincoln scholar.
- A Christmas Carol
The holiday tradition returns to Ford’s Theatre with acclaimed actor Edward Gero as Ebenezer Scrooge.
This charming new American musical features a dynamic score of bluegrass, country, gospel and rock.
- The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
This heartwarmingly quirky Tony-winning musical comedy follows six awkward adolescents through their championship quest.
- President Abraham Lincoln presided over four years of civil war. Learn about his remarkable presidency, his assassination and its dramatic aftermath.
- Learn the history behind the historic Ford's Theatre building.
- Ford's Theatre offers learning opportunities for students and teachers, as well as online interactive resources.