On April 16, 2019, Ford’s Theatre and Wikimedia DC hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. The theme for this event was “diversifying the Lincoln Assassination story.”
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As the Ford’s Theatre Teacher-in-Residence for four weeks this summer, Karen Richey researched contemporary speeches from a wide range of human experiences and cultures. Discover new resources that students can use to make connections between the past and present and see take part in civic dialogue.
Ford’s Theatre works with First Chair Interpreted Productions to offer American Sign Language interpreters for performances. We recently spoke with Amanda Welly, a D.C. interpreter, to talk about the service.
Questions abound about which knife John Wilkes Booth used to stab Major Henry Rathbone after he assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Read on to see what evidence exists in the curatorial files and what our conclusion is.
You might not guess that Ford’s can only fit eight musicians in our 1860s-style band pit, or that we plan for more than a year before staging a musical. Discover the process from our decision to produce to our audience's applause.
Learn more about how Ford’s brought a local program to a national audience with the Lincoln Online Oratory Project.
Learn more about our upcoming production of August Wilson's Fences from the director, Timothy Douglas.
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