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Aug
22
Wed
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Aug 22 @ 6:45 pm

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

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

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

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

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Aug
29
Wed
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Aug 29 @ 6:45 pm

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Aug
31
Fri
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Aug 31 @ 6:45 pm

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Sep
1
Sat
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 1 @ 6:45 pm

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Sep
8
Sat
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 8 @ 10:15 am

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Sep
15
Sat
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 15 @ 10:15 am

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Sep
21
Fri
Free First Preview: Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Ford’s Theatre and TodayTix collaborate on a mobile lottery for the 2018-2019 season. Beginning September 14, 2018, 600 free tickets will become available through the TodayTix app for the September 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m. performance. Partial view tickets will also be distributed through an in-person lottery on-site at Ford’s Theatre on September 21.

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend, Billie Dawn, to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can win the day.

Recommended for ages 12 or older.

Sep
22
Sat
Investigation: Detective McDevitt @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 22 @ 10:15 am

A walking tour that brings history to life!

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.

Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend Billie Dawn to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can still win the day. Recommended for 12 and older.

Sep
23
Sun
Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend Billie Dawn to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can still win the day. Recommended for 12 and older.

Sep
25
Tue
Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend Billie Dawn to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can still win the day. Recommended for 12 and older.

Sep
27
Thu
Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend Billie Dawn to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can still win the day. Recommended for 12 and older.

Sep
28
Fri
Born Yesterday @ Ford's Theatre
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm

In this sharp-edged satire, opportunistic tycoon Harry Brock arrives in Washington with his naive girlfriend Billie Dawn to game the political system. With the help of an idealistic reporter, Billie wisens up and fights back to end the corruption. Aaron Posner (Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) directs Edward Gero (“Hello, Dolly!;” “A Christmas Carol”) and Kimberly Gilbert (“Jefferson’s Garden,” “The Laramie Project”) in this 1940s screwball comedy that shows truth and justice can still win the day. Recommended for 12 and older.