From Flotsam to Cherished Artifact: 1864 Playbill Provides Glimpse into Daily Life of Ford’s Theatre

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The recent production of The Guard at Ford’s Theatre isn’t the first time guards have been featured on the stage at Tenth Street NW. In July 1864—nine months before Lincoln’s assassination halted productions at Ford’s for 100 years—John T. Ford brought a production called Three Guardsmen to his Washington Theatre.

Gender Equality in the Entertainment Industry: Reflections from a Women’s Voices Theater Festival Panel

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Ford’s Theatre is participating in the Washington region’s 2015 Women’s Voices Theater Festival. The festival, with its focus on gender parity in theatre, aligns well with many discussions happening across the country regarding the lack of women’s voices in roles of power and influence in a variety of industries. 

Video: Theatrical Trailer for “The Guard”

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Tim Getman, Mitchell Hébert, Josh Sticklin, Kathryn Tkel and Craig Wallace star in the world-premiere Ford’s Theatre production of Jessica Dickey’s The Guard.  Watch our new theatrical trailer and get a glimpse of why critics and audiences have praised the production as a griping, reflective and extraordinary theatrical experience.