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FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH MARK RUSSELL, FEBRUARY 18, 2013, at 7 p.m.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Piano-playing political satirist Mark Russell returns to Ford’s Theatre February 18, 2013, at 7 p.m. for a show packed with material ripped from the headlines. Known for skewering Democrats and Republicans alike, Russell’s unique brand of comedy earned him the Mark Twain Award for political comedy and has made him a popular favorite on PBS. See the man TV Guide calls “the funniest man on television” on the historic Ford’s Theatre stage.

MARK RUSSELL

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PARTNERS WITH MARTHA’S TABLE ON DONATION DRIVE THROUGH PERFORMANCES OF "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Washington, D.C.—The Ford’s Theatre Society announced that the cast of the 2012 production of A Christmas Carol is partnering with Martha’s Table 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 cast will collect monetary donations on behalf of the Washington-based non-profit Martha’s Table. Patrons can also make donations through the Ford’s Theatre Box Office.

FORD’S THEATRE 2012-2013 SEASON CONTINUES WITH "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

BY CHARLES DICKENS
ADAPTED BY MICHAEL WILSON
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BARON

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY AND SIGNATURE THEATRE ANNOUNCE CASTING FOR "HELLO, DOLLY!"

Production features Nancy Opel as Dolly and Edward Gero as Horace Vandergelder

FORD’S THEATRE PRESENTS WASHINGTON PREMIERE OF "FLY" SEPT. 21-OCT. 21

Second featured production for
The Lincoln Legacy Project:
Multi-year effort to create dialogue around the issues of tolerance, equality and acceptance

FORD’S THEATRE ANNOUNCES LINCOLN LEGACY PROJECT 2012 PROGRAMMING

Mainstage Production of Fly, Based on the Tuskegee Airmen

Free Monday Night Discussion Series Featuring Tuskegee Airmen,
Military Leaders and Veterans, Among Others

TWENTY TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN SECOND CIVIL WAR WASHINGTON TEACHER FELLOWS SESSION JULY 8-13, 2012

Washington, D.C. – Twenty teachers from 14 states participate in the Catherine B. Reynolds Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows Institute, July 8 through 13, in Washington, D.C. During the week-long program, teachers will visit Ford’s Theatre, the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Tudor Place Historic House and Garden and President Lincoln’s Cottage; take part in an array of virtual tours and performances; develop tactics to hone students’ oratory skills and plan content-driven experiential learning adventures for students.