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"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" RETURNS NOV. 21, 2013-JAN. 1, 2014

FORD’S THEATRE 2013-2014 SEASON CONTINUES WITH
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
BY CHARLES DICKENS
ADAPTED BY MICHAEL WILSON
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL BARON

NOVEMBER 21, 2013–JANUARY 1, 2014

Introducing “Remembering Lincoln”

In 1865, as people around the country and around the world heard about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, they recorded their reactions in many forms—from written materials like diaries and letters to decorative items like ribbons and flags.

Civil War 150: The Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, 15,000 people stood in the brisk autumn air in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to partake in the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. Four months earlier, the ground had been littered with bodies and remnants of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. A dedication ceremony honoring those who had died was planned on the battlefield.

SAM DONALDSON & JAMES L. SWANSON DISCUSS SWANSON’S NEW BOOK AT FORD’S THEATRE NOV. 12

End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
NOVEMBER 12, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Book signing in the Ford’s Theatre lobby will follow the discussion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ford’s Theatre Society hosts a book discussion and signing with author James L. Swanson and moderator Sam Donaldson on November 12, 2013, at 7 p.m., at Ford’s Theatre (511 Tenth Street, NW). Following the discussion in the theatre, Swanson will sign copies of the book in the Ford’s Theatre lobby.

FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY EXTENDS "NOT ALONE: THE POWER OF RESPONSE"

WORLD PREMIERE EXHIBITION
ON DISPLAY THROUGH DECEMBER 8, 2013

Collection of letters addressed to Matthew Shepards’ family now on display at the Center for Education and Leadership

With Charity for All: Lives Changed by Hate

The following blog post may include language considered offensive by some readers.

FORD'S THEATRE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE CLOSED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Ford’s Theatre Confirms Performances of The Laramie Project Through Oct. 19