Ford's Theatre Launches Lincoln's Great Words Challenge June 8-July 31, 2020
Virtual Challenge Encourages Participants to Perform Lincoln’s Words
Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre announced the launch of Lincoln’s Great Words Challenge, June 8 to July 31, 2020—an eight-week online oratory challenge exploring Abraham Lincoln’s speeches. The challenge features weekly hour-long workshops via Zoom exploring the text of Abraham Lincoln’s public addresses and his oratorical delivery while also providing public-speaking training to improve participants’ skills. The challenge includes an opportunity for participants to submit video recordings of their own performances of Lincoln’s great words. Participant videos may be published on the Ford’s Theatre website and social media channels.