Video: 2014-2015 Season Preview

Ford’s Theatre is excited to begin its 2014-2015 season. The season will include main stage productions of Driving Miss Daisy, the return of Edward Gero as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, the world premiere of The Widow Lincoln by James Still, and the new musical Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. During the spring of 2015, Ford’s honors Abraham Lincoln and…

A Brief History of Spelling Bees in America

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“A word doesn’t care if you arrived on the Mayflower or in steerage. And therein is one of the traits that maintains the Bee’s status as a folk tradition. Like America itself, perhaps even more purely, the Bee is a true meritocracy. It is the levelest of level playing fields.”- James Maguire, American Bee: The…

Ford’s 2014-2015 Season Announced

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Spring 2015 will mark 150 years since Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre and the end of the Civil War. Our programming team has tailored the upcoming Ford’s Theatre season’s spring stage productions and special exhibition to focus on the Ford’s 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination.