Find resources about “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” to use with your students in the classroom or to accompany a trip to a student matinee.

Our production resources incorporate ELA and Social Studies curricula, and adhere to Common Core standards. We offer pre-show materials, dynamic lesson plans, and interactive post-show activities.

Prepare your students to attend a show at Ford’s Theatre by acquainting them with the themes, plot and characters of the play.

After the show, engage in a grade-appropriate lesson plan to help students understand and communicate about the show.

Common Core Standards


Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

  • Compare and contrast two mid-20th century texts for content, theme and the author’s experience in America.
  • What is the American Dream?
  • What obstacles exist within different populations towards achieving that dream?