Become a member of the Abraham Lincoln National Council for exclusive, insider access to Ford's Theatre.

Through annual gifts of $20,000 or more, members enjoy personalized benefits including behind-the-scenes opportunities, invitations to VIP performances and other events, private tours and tickets to the Ford’s Theatre Annual Gala. At the same time, members provide crucial charitable support to preserve our great American treasure.

Abraham Lincoln National Council members receive:
  • Two tickets to the Ford’s Theatre Annual Gala in Washington, D.C.
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP events locally and across the country, featuring guest scholars and private performances
  • Invitations to our four VIP Opening performances, followed by a post-show reception with the cast
  • Behind-the-scenes events with the creative team, scholars, exhibition curator, show director or the Director of Ford’s Theatre
  • Concierge service, priority seating and advance notice for all Ford’s Theatre tickets, programs and events
  • Prominent listing in the Ford’s Theatre Annual Gala commemorative program, as well as in the programs for each mainstage production
  • Private, after-hours guided tours of historic Ford’s Theatre and Museum including the Presidential Box
  • Complimentary use of the elegant Ronald O. Perelman Board Room for a private reception or dinner, subject to availability 
  • Opportunity to connect Ford’s Theatre education resources, staff, programs and technology with educators in your community
  • Invitation to the Ford’s Theatre Annual Meeting and Luncheon with the Board of Trustees
  • Complimentary audio tours
  • 10% discount in the gift shops 

For more information, please contact Mollie Haines, at (202) 639-1585 or

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