Government Shutdown Update

During the government shutdown, the Aftermath Exhibits in the Center for Education and Leadership will be open for daytime visitation. The historic site (theatre, museum, Petersen House) will be closed for daytime visitation. Performances of "Twelve Angry Men" will go on as scheduled.

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Upcoming Auditions

Audition for Upcoming Performances

Ford’s Theatre is a LORT B theatre that hires members of Actors’ Equity Association. On occasion, non-union actors are hired in supporting roles. All are hired on a show-by-show basis. Questions about casting may be sent by e-mail to No phone calls, please.