The Ford's Theatre Museum will be closed to the public Wednesday, July 1. The theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership will remain open.

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FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY AUDIENCES GIVE MORE THAN $77,000 TO COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY AUDIENCES
GIVE MORE THAN $77,000 TO COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON
DURING PERFORMANCES OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL

FORD’S THEATRE PRESENTS MUSICAL "VIOLET" JAN. 24-FEB 23, 2014

VIOLET
MUSIC BY JEANINE TESORI
LYRICS AND BOOK BY BRIAN CRAWLEY
BASED ON THE UGLIEST PILGRIM BY DORIS BETTS
MUSIC DIRECTION BY JAY CROWDER
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY JEFF CALHOUN

FORD’S THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 NATIONAL ORATORY FELLOWS

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society announced that 14 teachers from Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska and Pennsylvania have been selected as National Oratory Fellows for the 2013-2014 school year.

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PARTNERS WITH COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON FOR DONATION DRIVE THROUGH PERFORMANCES OF "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Washington, D.C.—The Ford’s Theatre Society announced that the company of the 2013 production of A Christmas Carol is partnering with Covenant House Washington to create a donation drive inspired by the themes of charity in Dickens’s holiday classic. During the curtain calls for performances of A Christmas Carol, the company will collect monetary donations on behalf of the Washington-based non-profit Covenant House Washington. Patrons also can make donations through the Ford’s Theatre Box Office.

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" RETURNS NOV. 21, 2013-JAN. 1, 2014

FORD’S THEATRE 2013-2014 SEASON CONTINUES WITH
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
BY CHARLES DICKENS
ADAPTED BY MICHAEL WILSON
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BARON

NOVEMBER 21, 2013–JANUARY 1, 2014

SAM DONALDSON & JAMES L. SWANSON DISCUSS SWANSON’S NEW BOOK AT FORD’S THEATRE NOV. 12

End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
NOVEMBER 12, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Book signing in the Ford’s Theatre lobby will follow the discussion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society hosts a book discussion and signing with author James L. Swanson and moderator Sam Donaldson on November 12, 2013, at 7 p.m., at Ford’s Theatre (511 Tenth Street, NW). Following the discussion in the theatre, Swanson will sign copies of the book in the Ford’s Theatre lobby.

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY EXTENDS "NOT ALONE: THE POWER OF RESPONSE"

WORLD PREMIERE EXHIBITION
ON DISPLAY THROUGH DECEMBER 8, 2013

Collection of letters addressed to Matthew Shepards’ family now on display at the Center for Education and Leadership

FORD'S THEATRE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE CLOSED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Ford’s Theatre Confirms Performances of The Laramie Project Through Oct. 19

MIDDAY PANEL DISCUSSON WITH NOTED HISTORIANS: OCTOBER 15, 2013

SPECIAL PANEL AT FORD’S THEATRE TACKLES QUESTION,
“WHAT WOULD LINCOLN DO?”

October 15, 2013

Noted Lincoln historians and top-flight national policy experts debate
how Abraham Lincoln gets used and sometimes abused by Washington policymakers as they invoke his legacy on behalf of their policy positions