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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Reviews

"Brilliant and searing! A tour de force of powerhouse performances. A fine ensemble of talented actors. The emotional depth of its characters, its strong relatability, and its triumphantly hopeful musings make Fences a deeply moving wellspring of human experience that we can all identify with and deeply embrace."

- DC Metro Theater Arts

"Fascinating! With local heroes like Craig Wallace and Erika Rose as the headliners, it's not to be missed."

- Broadway World

"Powerful! Excellent cast!"

- MD Theatre Guide

"A powerful telling! The beauty and truth of Wilson’s words, the bold acting choices of the performers, and the strong design elements make for Ford’s 'Fences' to be a worthy trip for theatre lovers and novices alike."

- The Afro-American

"Deeply moving and thought-provoking piece! Ford’s production of this classic piece … is both powerful and passionate, pulling in knock-out performances from the entire cast. Craig Wallace, a veteran of the D.C. theater scene and staple at Ford’s, commands the stage in a heavy-hitting performance as he tackles another complex father figure."

- The Free Lance-Star

"Highly recommend the haunting and timely production of #AugustWilson’s Fences @fordstheatre."

- @FrancesSSellers

"Such an incredible, powerful show and everyone should go see it!"

- @spooKyJanae

"Another wonderful show @fordstheatre! Fences has extraordinary acting and a beautiful scenic design."

- @LisaGillHigdon