• Investigation: Det. McDevitt
    Running March-Nov. 1
    A walking tour that explores the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.
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  • A Christmas Carol
    Nov. 20, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015
    A must-see holiday tradition.
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    Photo of Edward Gero and Anne Stone by Scott Suchman.
  • The Widow Lincoln
    Jan. 23-Feb. 22, 2015
    A world premiere.
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  • An Evening with Mark Russell
    Feb. 16, 2015
    The piano-playing political satirist returns with material ripped from the headlines.
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  • Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln
    and the Civil War
    March 13-May 20, 2015
    An epic musical.
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  • Images of America: Ford’s Theatre
    A new book featuring 200 historic photographs.
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    Photo by Maxwell MacKenzie.

More at Ford’s Theatre

  • Plan a visit to the Ford's Theatre campus, which includes the museum, theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership.

  • Ford's Theatre produces plays and musicals reflecting America's rich cultural heritage.

  • Enjoy a special event with our artists or an author reading by a renowned Lincoln scholar.

Daytime Visits See a Performance Special Events

  • Driving Miss Daisy
    This Pulitzer Prize-winning play poignantly explores the transformative power of true friendship.

  • History on Foot
    Join Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour that investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.

  • Ford’s 150
    April 2015 will mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Ford’s 150 honors the life and legacy of our 16th President with a variety of special programming.

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  • President Abraham Lincoln presided over four years of civil war. Learn about his remarkable presidency, his assassination and its dramatic aftermath.

  • Learn the history behind the historic Ford's Theatre building.

  • Ford's Theatre offers learning opportunities for students and teachers, as well as online interactive resources.

Explore Lincoln History of Theatre School/Youth Programs