The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site will be closed on Friday, May 24, 2019, for maintenance. This includes the museum, theatre, Petersen House and the Aftermath Exhibits in the Center for Education and Leadership.
At Ford’s, you can step into America’s past while finding meaningful connections to our world today.
March 8 to May 22, 2019
In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairytales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch's curse in hopes of having a child of their own.
Select Sundays at 5:00 p.m.
History, Guided Tour
Take an intimate, guided tour of the historic Ford’s Theatre. Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination.
Spring and Summer
In this one-act play, learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. You can see One Destiny as part of a historic site visit during the spring and summer.
History, Guided Tour, Performances
Join Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy and the events of April 14 and 15, 1865.
Thursday, May 23, at 7:00 p.m.
Join orators from Ford’s Theatre Education Programs as they present "Stand Up: Be Heard" on the historic Ford’s Theatre stage!
September 27-October 27, 2019
Part of August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle, "Fences" depicts the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball star now scraping by as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh.
November 21, 2019, to January 1, 2020
Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.
January 24 to February 23, 2020
This inspiring drama explores the determination, passion and sacrifice of the women who redefined our understanding of the cosmos.
March 13 to May 20, 2020
In this beloved 1950s musical comedy, dice-slinging gamblers, pious missionaries and glamorous show girls come together for a light-hearted romp through New York.
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