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.

Performances & Events

Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie

Event Calendar
See a calendar of upcoming performances and events at Ford’s Theatre.

2016-2017 Theatre Season
See the east coast premiere of the new musical Come From Away, the holiday tradition A Christmas Carol, the masterpiece drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and the Tony-winning musical Ragtime.

History on Foot
Take a walking tour of downtown Washington led by an actor dressed as a Civil War character.

Daytime Programming
During the day, experience live historic interpretations by professional actors and National Park Service Rangers.

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

Special Exhibitions
See a special exhibit in the Center for Education and Leadership second floor gallery.

Lincoln Legacy Project
Learn about a multi-year project that created dialogue in our nation’s capital around the issues of tolerance, equality and acceptance. The project featured 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 produced to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Box Office
Contact the Box Office for information on purchasing tickets and to learn about performances.

Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie.