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.

One Destiny
In this one-act play, learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there.

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 capitol 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.

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

Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie.