Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service worked together to create an interpretive plan, defining how we interpret history at Ford’s Theatre. Read on to learn how the interpretive plan came about and what it includes.
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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.
David Chu, founder of c2 (Caption Coalition), Inc., which provides caption services for Ford’s Theatre performances, sat down with us to share why his work is so valuable to patrons including those who are deaf or have hearing loss.
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