You may be familiar with costumed interpreters at historic sites. Or perhaps you have seen reenactors at Gettysburg or other Civil War battlefields. But only at Ford’s Theatre can you see history come to life through fully staged theatre productions.
Since reopening in 1968, Ford's Theatre has remained a working theatre that presents performances that entertain, inspire empathy and share insights into historical events and individuals like Lincoln himself. See more about the history we showcase on our stage.
Abraham Lincoln‘s words and philosophies have manifested themselves throughout our programming for Ford’s 150. In past Ford’s seasons, actors have tackled the role of Abe himself.In this post, actors share their experiences embodying the beloved president.