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Apr
24
Wed
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 24 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night. The production also has been featured in local schools and at the White House.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 24 @ 6:45 pm

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Apr
25
Thu
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 10:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night. The production also has been featured in local schools and at the White House.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 6:45 pm

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Apr
26
Fri
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 26 @ 9:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 26 @ 10:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Apr
27
Sat
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 9:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 10:15 am

On the night of April 14, 1865, Detective James McDevitt was on duty at the Washington Metropolitan Police headquarters, a half-block from Ford’s Theatre. Just before 10:30 p.m., frantic witnesses rushed in with horrifying news: President Lincoln had been shot at the theatre. Join Detective McDevitt as he revisits the sites and reexamines the clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy. Part of “History on Foot.”

This walking tour of downtown Washington, D.C., makes eight stops. It does not include entrance into Ford’s Theatre.

Length: The distance walked is approximately 1.6 miles from Ford’s Theatre to the White House. Wear comfortable shoes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 10:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Apr
29
Mon
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 29 @ 10:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 29 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night. The production also has been featured in local schools and at the White House.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

Into the Woods @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm

A Musical Fairy Tale with a Twist

In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch’s curse in hopes of having a child of their own. The couple’s quest takes them into the woods, where they encounter Little Red Ridinghood, Jack and his beanstalk, a cautious Cinderella, a sequestered Rapunzel and a couple of lovelorn princes. Sondheim’s lush Tony-winning score and James Lapine’s Tony-winning book conjure a world where “giants can be good and witches can be right.” Peter Flynn (Ford’s Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 1776) returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish.

Recommended for 12 and older.

Apr
30
Tue
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 30 @ 10:45 am

Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events, they grapple with the question: Could John Wilkes Booth have been stopped?

This 35-minute performance explores the key facts of the assassination while capturing the emotions of that fateful night.

Length: 35 minutes. Recommended for ages 8 and older.