Tickets for Friday, October 21, 2016

Events & Programs For
Friday, October 21, 2016
4:30 pm Entry Time

Historic Site Visit

Museum Theatre: Walkthrough Petersen House Center
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Our Offerings

Historic Site Visit

Daily Schedule Varies

History, Free Events

A visit to the Ford's Theatre Campus traces the story of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, assassination and legacy.

Guided Tours

Select Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

History, Guided Tour

Take an intimate, guided tour of the historic Ford’s Theatre. Explore the events surrounding President Lincoln’s assassination.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt

March - October

History, Guided Tour, Performances

Join Detective James McDevitt on a walking tour as he investigates the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy and the events of April 14 and 15, 1865.

One Destiny

Mid March - Early July

History, Performances

In this one-act play, learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there.

Come From Away

September 2 - October 16, 2016


This new musical tells the heart-warming true story of how a small Canadian town cared for 6,579 stranded airline passengers.

Mark Russell

September 19, 2016

Special Events, Performances

One night only! Piano-playing political humorist Mark Russell returns to Ford’s Theatre with his unique blend of song and satire.

A Christmas Carol

November 17-December 31, 2016


Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption.

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

January 21 - February 19, 2017


Filled with acerbic wit, Edward Albee’s American masterpiece is both wildly funny and heart-wrenching.


March 10 - May 20, 2017


Based on E.L. Doctorow’s celebrated novel, this epic Tony-winning musical depicts three families striving for the American dream at the turn of the 20th century.