As part of our commitment to accessibility, Ford’s Theatre recently partnered with the Smithsonian Institution to host a sensory-friendly Morning at the Museum. We built on the lessons learned through our sensory-friendly performance of The Wiz to make our museum easily accessible to those with sensory sensitivities.
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Learn how the Ford’s Theatre education department has adapted its oratory programs to work with English-language learners.
The first person you likely associate with Ford’s Theatre is Abraham Lincoln or John Wilkes Booth. Depending on your level of history nerdiness, you might also know Major Rathbone, Clara Harris, Ned Spangler or John T. Ford. But, one name you probably do not associate with our hallowed theatre is Basil Lockwood. I know I didn’t, until I did some research.
Actress Rayanne Gonzales reprises her role as the Ghost of Christmas Present in the 2018 production of A Christmas Carol. Hear from her about why this 175 year old holiday tale resonates freshly even today.
Learn how oratory education helped one teacher gain confidence and become a better educator.
Read first-hand accounts from students and teachers who have spoken on the Ford's Theatre stage!
As Membership Manager, Diane Barber gets to see first-hand how Ford's Theatre donors connect with President Lincoln's legacy. She has found that these 10 Lincoln quotes speak to folks from across the United States.
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