Beginning March 18, 2022, Ford’s Theatre will present the world-premiere of Grace, a new musical about family, food, and tradition, by Nolan Williams, Jr.
December in Washington is always a special time, filled with seasonal activities and very merry things to do. To make sure you can make the most of your month, we’ve compiled eleven of the best local ways to get in the holiday spirit.
Ford’s Theatre Society will be presenting a one-night concert version of the Tony-nominated musical Come From Away on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the eve of the 20th anniversary of September 11th this year.
Ford’s Theater announced its reopening on Wednesday, May 12th. The historic site opened for tours with safety top of mind. “We are so excited. It’s been — with the exception of five weeks in the fall that we were open — we basically have been… Read More
Necessary Sacrifices explores the two documented encounters between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln during a period of national crisis.
Ford’s Theatre commemorates the 155th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and death on April 14/15th, and throughout the month of April with digital programming. On April 14 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the theatre and museum will offer guided virtual tours where those… Read More
The Ford’s Theater revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical Into the Woods is a magical romp through the forest with your favorite fairy tale characters and their “what if they were real” issues. The result is like an extended session on a therapist’s… Read More
Reginald Rose knew the compelling nature of courtroom drama – Americans hung on every detail of the trials of Leopold and Loeb and the Lindberg kidnapping. Following his own stint on jury duty, Rose earned the title of father of the courtroom drama with Twelve Angry Men,… Read More
The Monty-Pythonesque opening of playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Revolutionary War drama does not prepare you for the weight of Jefferson’s Garden. The ensemble play brilliantly stages a sweeping study of how America won its battle for universal freedom . . . ultimately without granting universal freedom. Jefferson’s Garden is a drama… Read More