Site Closed

Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service closed the historic site starting March 14. That closure currently extends through May 17. Our production of “Guys and Dolls” has been postponed to spring 2021.

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Behind the scenes of A Christmas Carol.

Get a sneak peek of the costumes, see photos of the cast in rehearsal and go behind-the-scenes of the production.

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The Man Behind a Christmas Carol

When Charles was 12, his father was imprisoned for having too much debt, and Charles was sent to work in a “blacking factory” for three years. For 10 hours a day, Charles would paste labels onto jars of shoe polish. His experiences at the factory were inspiration behind many of his iconic characters and work.