Because of the weather forecast, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (museum, theatre and Petersen House) will be closed on Thursday, March 5. The Center for Education and Leadership will remain closed through March 8. The phone system for Ford's Theatre Society is currently down due to a maintenance issue.
Performances & Events
See a calendar of upcoming performances and events at Ford’s Theatre.
2014-2015 Theatre Season
See the heartwarming Driving Miss Daisy, the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, the world premiere of The Widow Lincoln and the epic musical Freedom's Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.
2015-2016 Theatre Season
See the world-premiere comedic drama The Guard, the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, the great American play The Glass Menagerie and the classic American musical 110 in the Shade.
History on Foot
Take a walking tour of downtown Washington led by an actor dressed as a Civil War character.
During the day, experience live historic interpretations by professional actors and National Park Service Rangers.
Enjoy a special event with our artists or an author reading by a renowned Lincoln scholar.
See a special exhibit in the Center for Education and Leadership second floor gallery.
Lincoln Legacy Project
Take part in a multi-year effort to create dialogue in our nation’s capital around the issues of tolerance, equality and acceptance. The project features theatre productions, town-hall-style meetings, scholar talkbacks, in-depth student workshops and staged readings.
Civil War 150
Learn more about the programming Ford’s Theatre has planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Contact the Box Office for information on purchasing tickets and to learn about performances.
Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie.