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.
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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
Written in 1843, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol quickly gained popularity in England, and it has never been out of print since. The story has proven to be a lasting tradition worldwide, including here at Ford’s Theatre, where this Christmas classic has been presented for 34 years.
A Christmas Carol has been presented for 35 years at Ford’s Theatre. Get a glimpse at a few former stage versions with these photos. Do any of them look familiar to you?
The Ford’s Theatre theatrical season for 2015-2016 is announced! Productions include: the world-premiere play The Guard by Jessica Dickey—part of Washington’s Women’s Voices Theater Festival; The Glass Menagerie; the musical 110 In the Shade; and holiday favorite A Christmas Carol.
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln often visited Union Army hospitals throughout the year and at the holidays? Inspired by Lincoln’s legacy of giving and the messages of charity in A Christmas Carol, Ford’s Theatre likes to give back to our local community.
Ford’s Theatre Society has been showing A Christmas Carol for more than 30 years. See how the Ghost of Christmas Present has evolved from original illustrations in the novel to the two Ford’s Theatre productions!
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