Through generous donations, individuals like you help history come alive as we celebrate the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explore the American experience through theatre and education.

We created our membership options for patrons interested in enhancing all of their museum and theatre experiences while furthering the mission of Ford’s Theatre. Membership elevates your Ford’s Theatre participation while supporting our world-class artistry and sharing Lincoln’s legacy with the entire community.  

Join the Ford’s Theatre family and experience the difference today!

Levels of Membership

$50 - $999 annual contribution

FRIENDS OF FORD’S THEATRE

Choose between four different levels within the Friends group. Each level offers exclusive savings, ticket access and events.

$1,000-$9,999 annual contribution

JOHN T. FORD SOCIETY

Enjoy insider access, personalized service and exclusive benefits as a member of the John T. Ford Society.

$20,000+ Annual Contribution

ABRAHAM LINCOLN NATIONAL COUNCIL

Join this select group of donors and enjoy exclusive benefits including private tours, gala tickets and insider access.

MEMBERSHIP INSTALLMENTS

Membership starts at $5/month

Ford’s Theatre makes membership even more affordable by offering a payment plan option. Choose from a monthly or quarterly payment plan to lower your membership payments.

EARLY TICKET ACCESS

Looking forward to our upcoming season? Members at the Player Level ($100) and above will be able to secure the best seats to their favorite shows during our summer pre-sale. Learn more about our upcoming pre-sale dates. 

I became a member to be part of the Ford's community.

- Patron Member, since 2011
Photo of private tech tour by Gary Erskine.