Have you ever wondered how Ford’s Theatre keeps the costumes and wigs of A Christmas Carol looking fresh year after year? See photos and hear from the team that keeps the magic happening time after time!
No humbugs here! Our cast, crew and fans are having as much fun backstage as you see on stage in A Christmas Carol.
Our current production of A Christmas Carol celebrates its 500th performance on December 9, 2017. That’s a lot of bah humbugs and pounds of theatrical snow!
Justine “Icy” Moral flies into the role of the Ghost of Christmas Past during the 2017 holiday season at Ford's Theatre. We spoke with Justine this summer about what she’s most looking forward to about taking on one of Charles Dickens’s most iconic characters.
A favorite tradition for the company of A Christmas Carol is the annual donation collection for a D.C.-based charitable organization. Over the past seven years, the cast has raised more than $550,000 for different local charities. Learn more about how the acting company gives back each season.
Ford’s Theatre celebrates 35 years of A Christmas Carol performances in 2016, and acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace steps into the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the first time.
We’re kicking off a new initiative called Free First Preview where we give away tickets to the first preview performance for all of our mainstage productions. The initiative is presented in an effort to broaden access to Ford’s Theatre programming.
Here at Ford’s Theatre, our 2015 holiday season truly began on November 3, when our young cast of A Christmas Carol first met to rehearse the show. Our production of A Christmas Carol requires six young actors to play a variety of roles, including urchins, schoolchildren and members of the Cratchit family.
Jennie Berman Eng and Cynthia Gertsen from the Ford’s Education staff, recently sat down to discuss the Ford’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’s 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol, and how it transforms the play with musical moments.
On December 26, 2015, Michael Baron’s production of A Christmas Carol played its 400th performance on the Ford’s stage. Since its premiere in 2009, this company has three actors who have been with this particular incarnation of the show since it began and have never missed a performance