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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.

D.C. TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN CIVIL WAR WASHINGTON TEACHER FELLOWS SESSIONS JUNE 24-29, 2012

Washington, D.C. – Seventeen kindergarten through fifth-grade teachers from D.C. public and  public charter schools will participate in the Catherine B. Reynolds Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows Institute, June 24 through 29.

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PRESENTS ANNUAL GALA, SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012

Morgan Freeman and Elie Wiesel
To Receive Lincoln Medals

Event Will Honor Courageous Achievement through Performance

Hosted by Scott Bakula

Appearances by
Anna Christy, The Civil Wars,
Bettye LaVette, Matthew Morrison and
cast members from the Ford’s Theatre revival of 1776

"1776" BREAKS REVENUE RECORDS AT FORD’S THEATRE

PRODUCATION MUST CLOSE MAY 19, 2012

Washington, D.C. – The Ford’s Theatre Society announced that the Tony Award-winning musical 1776, directed by Peter Flynn, has surpassed revenue records to become the highest grossing theatrical production since the historic theatre reopened as a working playhouse in 1968. Due to previous commitments by the actors and Ford’s Theatre, 1776 must close May 19, 2012.