Performances & Events

Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie

Event Calendar
See a calendar of upcoming performances and events at Ford’s Theatre.

2013-2014 Theatre Season
Experience the poignant and stirring Laramie Project, the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, the touching musical Violet and the hilarious musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

2014-2015 Theatre Season
See the heartwarming Driving Miss Daisy, the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, the world premiere of The Widow Lincoln and the concert-style musical Freedom's Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.

History on Foot
Take a walking tour of downtown Washington led by an actor dressed as a Civil War character.

Daytime Programming
During the day, experience live historic interpretations by professional actors and National Park Service Rangers.

Special Events
Enjoy a special event with our artists or an author reading by a renowned Lincoln scholar.

Special Exhibitions
See a special exhibit in the new Center for Education and Leadership second floor gallery.

Lincoln Legacy Project
Take part in a multi-year effort to create dialogue in our nation’s capital around the issues of tolerance, equality and acceptance. The project features theatre productions, town-hall-style meetings, scholar talkbacks, in-depth student workshops and staged readings.

Civil War 150
Learn more about the programming Ford’s Theatre has planned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Box Office
Contact the Box Office for information on purchasing tickets and to learn about performances.

Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie.