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FORD'S THEATRE SOCIETY HAS CANCELED FEBRUARY 13 PERFORMANCES OF "VIOLET" DUE TO WEATHER

Because of the expected weather, Ford’s Theatre Society has canceled its noon and 7:30 p.m. performances of Violet on Thursday, February 13. The Wednesday, February 12, performance at 7:30 p.m. will continue as planned. The Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre, Petersen House and Center for Education and Leadership) will be closed to daytime visitors on Thursday, February 13. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this change, but we felt it to be in the best interest of our patrons and staff.

SPRING 2014 DAYTIME PROGRAMMING ANNOUNCED

History on Foot Walking Tours resume March 20

One Destiny performances begin March 25

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society announced that daytime programming for spring 2014 includes performances of the popular one-act play One Destiny and the return of History on Foot walking tours led by costumed actors, Investigation: Detective McDevitt. Tickets are available for purchase at www.fords.org or in person at the Ford’s Theatre box office (511 Tenth Street NW).

SIXTH ANNUAL TARGET ORATORY FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 11 and 18, 2014

More than 250 Area Students Honor President Lincoln's Birthday

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY AUDIENCES GIVE MORE THAN $77,000 TO COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY AUDIENCES
GIVE MORE THAN $77,000 TO COVENANT HOUSE WASHINGTON
DURING PERFORMANCES OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL

FORD’S THEATRE PRESENTS MUSICAL "VIOLET" JAN. 24-FEB 23, 2014

VIOLET
MUSIC BY JEANINE TESORI
LYRICS AND BOOK BY BRIAN CRAWLEY
BASED ON THE UGLIEST PILGRIM BY DORIS BETTS
MUSIC DIRECTION BY JAY CROWDER
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY JEFF CALHOUN

Remembering Lincoln Progress Report: Project Planning Meeting

Note: As we proceed with our "Remembering Lincoln" online project, we’re going to post project updates here. One of our goals for this project is to make it a model for such projects in the future, and to be as transparent as we can about the planning process. So over the next year, we will blog about the project as it progresses. Many of our posts will highlight specific items, ways that different people can use the site, and periodic “progress reports,” like this below.

FORD’S THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 NATIONAL ORATORY FELLOWS

Washington, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society announced that 14 teachers from Arizona, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska and Pennsylvania have been selected as National Oratory Fellows for the 2013-2014 school year.