Ford's Theatre National Historic Site (Museum, Theatre and Petersen House) and the Center for Education and Leadership
will close early on December 24 and will be closed all day on December 25.
Performances & Events
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.
History on Foot
Take a walking tour of downtown Washington led by an actor dressed as a Civil War character.
During the day, experience live historic interpretations by professional actors and National Park Service Rangers.
Enjoy a special event with our artists or an author reading by a renowned Lincoln scholar.
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.
Contact the Box Office for information on purchasing tickets and to learn about performances.
Photo of Ford's Theatre by Maxwell MacKenzie.