Because of elevator repair work scheduled for July 11 through July 14, 2016, the Ford’s Theatre Museum and the balcony levels of Ford’s Theatre will not have elevator access.

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TWENTY-FIVE AREA TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN THE CIVIL WAR WASHINGTON TEACHER FELLOWS INSTITUTE, JUNE 22-27, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Twenty-five third through 12th-grade teachers from District of Columbia-area public and private schools will participate in the Catherine B. Reynolds Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows Summer Institute, June 22 through 27, 2014.

TWENTY-SEVEN NATIONAL STUDENTS AND 13 TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL ORATORY RETREAT AND PERFORMANCE MAY 3-5, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society presents the third-annual National Oratory Retreat and Performance featuring 13 teachers and 27 students from Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska and Pennsylvania, May 3-5, 2014.

PAUL R. TETREAULT CELEBRATES TEN YEARS AS FORD’S THEATRE DIRECTOR

Oversaw Most Extensive Renovation to
Theatre and Museum since 1968

Led Creation of Education Programs and Opening of
Center for Education and Leadership

NEW FORD'S THEATRE BOOK AVAILABLE APRIL 7, 2014

Ford’s Theatre: 180 Years of History
New book uses vintage images to share the history of the infamous theatre

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 SEASON

Season Includes Driving Miss Daisy, A Christmas Carol,
The World Premiere of The Widow Lincoln and
A Musical Based on Lincoln’s Words and the Civil War

Spring 2015 Programming Commemorates
150th Anniversary of President Lincoln’s Assassination

Around-the-Clock Assassination Commemorations
April 14 and 15, 2015

"THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE" OPENS MARCH 14, 2014

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PRESENTS

THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

MARCH 14-MAY 17, 2014

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY WILLIAM FINN
BOOK BY RACHEL SHEINKIN
CONCEIVED BY REBECCA FELDMAN; ADDITIONAL MATERIAL BY JAY REISS
MUSIC DIRECTION BY CHRISTOPHER YOUSTRA
CHOREOGRAPHED BY MICHAEL BOBBITT
DIRECTED BY PETER FLYNN

FORD'S THEATRE SOCIETY HAS CANCELED FEBRUARY 13 PERFORMANCES OF "VIOLET" DUE TO WEATHER

Because of the expected weather, Ford’s Theatre Society has canceled its noon and 7:30 p.m. performances of Violet on Thursday, February 13. The Wednesday, February 12, performance at 7:30 p.m. will continue as planned. The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership) will be closed to daytime visitors on Thursday, February 13. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change, but we felt it to be in the best interest of our patrons and staff.

SPRING 2014 DAYTIME PROGRAMMING ANNOUNCED

History on Foot Walking Tours resume March 20

One Destiny performances begin March 25

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society announced that daytime programming for spring 2014 includes performances of the popular one-act play One Destiny and the return of History on Foot walking tours led by costumed actors, Investigation: Detective McDevitt. Tickets are available for purchase at www.fords.org or in person at the Ford’s Theatre box office (511 Tenth Street NW).

SIXTH ANNUAL TARGET ORATORY FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 11 and 18, 2014

More than 250 Area Students Honor President Lincoln's Birthday