Each year as we ready ourselves for our annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol, we take a moment to revisit the man who set out to write an informational pamphlet but who ended up feeling that a short story would be more effective in igniting the compassion of his countrymen.
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Written in 1843, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol quickly gained popularity in England, and 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 more than 35 years.
Here at Ford’s Theatre, the holidays have returned in full force. Our actors and crew are currently in rehearsal for the Ford’s Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol, our favorite holiday tradition.
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.
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.
Thornton Wilder’s classic Our Town celebrated its 75th anniversary at Ford’s Theatre in January 2013. Since 1938, Our Town has captivated audiences with its exploration of American life, love, marriage and death. Watch a a behind-the-scenes video from the pre-production photo shoot for the Ford's presentation.
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