The subject of this month’s museum feature, the Lincoln Flag from Pike County Historical Society in Milford, Pennsylvania, gives us an opportunity to learn more about a family of actors onstage the evening of the Lincoln assassination and their role in the preservation of the flag.
The Ford’s Theatre theatrical season for 2015-2016 is announced! Productions include: the world-premiere play The Guard by Jessica Dickey—part of Washington’s Women’s Voices Theater Festival; The Glass Menagerie; the musical 110 In the Shade; and holiday favorite A Christmas Carol.
The first weekend in May is an exciting time of year for Ford’s Theatre Education because it is our National Oratory Fellows Retreat. The weekend is the culminating celebration of the year-long oratory integration work that partners each of our 18 National Oratory Fellows with a Ford’s Teaching Artist.
On April 14 and 15, 2015, the streets of Washington, D.C., were filled with thousands of people paying tribute to Abraham Lincoln and his legacy. Learn all about our 36 hours of continuous programming on the Ford’s campus that marked the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and death.
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre has reunited an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre on the night of his assassination. Lincoln’s cufflink returns to Tenth Street with a fascinating story of its own, which begins after the tragedy of Lincoln’s assassination.
The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, and to commemorate Ford’s Theatre is holding special events for the entirety of those two days—36 hours straight—in honor of Lincoln’s legacy. We spoke with Patrick to get more insight on what to expect and why President Lincoln is still relevant today.