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Metrorail Improvements Planned for the October 28-30 Weekend

Buses replacing trains on Green/Yellow Line between L’Enfant Plaza and Southern Avenue plus Red/Orange Line Single Tracking.

Metro will advance major track work on sections of the Green, Red and Orange lines over the weekend of October 28-30.

FORD’S THEATRE 2011-2012 SEASON CONTINUES WITH "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"

BY CHARLES DICKENS
ADAPTED BY MICHAEL WILSON
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BARON

Edward Gero Returns to Play Ebenezer Scrooge

FORD’S THEATRE LINCOLN MEDAL PRESENTED TO HIS EXCELLENCY LEE KUAN YEW MINISTER MENTOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE

Washington, D.C.— The Ford’s Theatre Society hosted a private reception in honor of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the historic Ford’s Theatre (511 10th Street NW).

Ford's Theatre Society Education Department Announces National Oratory Program

Participating Oratory Fellows engage students by using great speeches to teach history, writing and leadership.

National Park Service Announces Reopening of the Petersen House on October 7, 2011

Washington, D.C.—The National Park Service (NPS) announces the re-opening of the Petersen House (the house where President Abraham Lincoln died) on Friday, October 7, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. following rehabilitation and repair work.

The Petersen House rehabilitation and repair project included repairing the exterior; rehabilitating the interior; repairing the historic windows, casings, doors, and shutters; and the installation of a new climate management system.

FORD’S THEATRE ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR THE LINCOLN LEGACY PROJECT

Free Monday Night Series Features Cynthia Tucker, Gene Robinson, Author and Historian Eli Evans and Playwright Alfred Uhry, Among Others

Washington DCJCC and Atlas Performing Arts Center Also Host Events

OPEN CHILDREN AUDITIONS FOR "A CHRISTMAS CAROL" ANNOUNCED

Children Ages Five to 13 Encouraged to Attend

OPEN CHILDREN AUDITIONS FOR "A CHRISTMAS CAROL" ANNOUNCED

Children Ages Five to 13 Encouraged to Attend

FORD’S THEATRE PRESENTS WASHINGTON PREMIERE OF "PARADE"

BOOK BY ALFRED UHRY
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY JASON ROBERT BROWN
CO-CONCEIVED BY HAROLD PRINCE
MUSICAL DIRECTION BY STEVEN LANDAU
CHOREOGRAPHED BY KARMA CAMP
DIRECTED BY STEPHEN RAYNE

Production stars Euan Morton as Leo Frank

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

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY UNVEILS NEW LOGO DESIGN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Ford’s Theatre Society today unveiled a new logo design in preparation for the 2011-2012 theatre season and the February 2012 opening of the Center for Education and Leadership. Developed by New York firm LaPlaca Cohen, the new logo maintains the Society’s previous color palette but replaces the image of the Ford’s Theatre façade with a visionary, profile image of Abraham Lincoln.