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"Driving Miss Daisy" Theatrical Trailer

Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace star as Daisy and Hoke in the Ford’s Theatre production of Driving Miss Daisy. Watch our new theatrical trailer and get of glimpse of why BroadwayWorld.com called the show “perfectly cast!” … 151 more words

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Photos from the Archives: John Wilkes Booth Comes Back to Ford’s Theatre

Following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, powerful public reactions caused the War Department to seize Ford’s Theatre from John T. Ford (eventually offering him compensation) and gut the building. 465 more words

Lincoln

Video Interview: Daisy Director Jennifer L. Nelson

Director Jennifer L. Nelson returns to the Ford’s Theatre for the first time since 2012 to direct this season’s production of Driving Miss Daisy. Jennifer sat down with us to talk about the unlikely relationship that evolves between an older Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 192 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

A Simple Tool to Keep Users Engaged with Your Website (or Exhibit or Program)

If you haven’t been to Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC in the last ten years, you’ve missed a major makeover.  Not only are the chairs in the theater more comfortable, but it has dramatically updated its interpretation.   600 more words

Historical Interpretation

Making our Theatre Brighter: Behind-The-Scenes with Head Electrician Jeff Montague

With more than 30 years of experience working at Ford’s Theatre, Head Electrician Jeff Montague is an integral part of the theatre and a bit of an expert on what makes Ford’s unique. 816 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

The McDevitt Files: Exploring the Conspiracy with Matthew A. Anderson

This summer we have interviewed each of the three guides who play Detective James McDevitt on our History on Foot walking tour. The tour Investigation: Detective McDevitt  963 more words

Behind-the-Scenes