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Mar
25
Mon
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 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.

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
26
Tue
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 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.

Mar
27
Wed
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 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.

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
28
Thu
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 28 @ 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.

An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
29
Fri
Mountain Man @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Harmony-drenched” folk trio featuring Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath with Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig (Pitchfork)

Mar
30
Sat
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 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.

Entertainment for an Empress: Shanghai Kunqu Troupe
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Get a taste of classical Chinese music-drama (kunqu) in two short excerpts performed by the Shanghai Kunqu Troupe, featuring full costumes, live music, and English and Chinese surtitles. At 1 pm, the group performs “The Interrupted Dream,” a key episode from the famous kunqu play The Peony Pavilion, which explores loneliness, love, dreams, and reincarnation in Ming dynasty China. At 3:30 pm, watch scenes from The Butterfly’s Dream, which tells the legend of third-century Taoist philosopher Chuang-tzu, his lonely wife, and his outlandish plots to test her loyalty.

Image courtesy of Shanghai Kunqu Troupe

Entertainment for an Empress: Shanghai Kunqu Troupe
Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get a taste of classical Chinese music-drama (kunqu) in two short excerpts performed by the Shanghai Kunqu Troupe, featuring full costumes, live music, and English and Chinese surtitles. At 1 pm, the group performs “The Interrupted Dream,” a key episode from the famous kunqu play The Peony Pavilion, which explores loneliness, love, dreams, and reincarnation in Ming dynasty China. At 3:30 pm, watch scenes from The Butterfly’s Dream, which tells the legend of third-century Taoist philosopher Chuang-tzu, his lonely wife, and his outlandish plots to test her loyalty.

Image courtesy of Shanghai Kunqu Troupe

Mar
31
Sun
Legend of the Jade Hairpin: Shanghai Kunqu Troupe
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Immerse yourself in this full-length performance of the classical Chinese music-drama Legend of the Jade Hairpin by China’s leading kunqu troupe. The presentation will feature lavish costumes and makeup, as well as live music and English and Chinese surtitles. Written in the sixteenth century, Legend of the Jade Hairpin is a love story about a young scholar and a Taoist nun who are betrothed as children, separated by warfare, and unknowingly reunited at a monastery. The drama became a staple of entertainment in the sophisticated courts of China’s emperors and empresses for three hundred years.

The Shanghai Kunqu Troupe has toured in Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, France, Denmark, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

Apr
1
Mon
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 1 @ 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.

Apr
2
Tue
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 2 @ 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.

Apr
3
Wed
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 3 @ 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.

Apr
4
Thu
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 4 @ 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.

Tom Paxton & The DonJuans @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 4 @ 3:16 pm
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner and folk icon, Tom Paxton, teams up with the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter duo The DonJuans: Don Henry and Jon Vezner. Within days of writing and playing together, they knew they were onto something. Now they’re taking it on the road!
Akira Nishimura’s Spring: Jasper Quartet
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Hear the world premiere of Japanese composer Akira Nishimura’s latest work, Spring, along with his second string quartet, Pulse of Light, performed by recent winners of the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award. Nishimura, former composer-in-residence with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, has written works for the Kronos Quartet and the Arditti Quartet, among many other ensembles. The program also includes Haydn’s Quartet op. 64, no. 6, and Mendelssohn’s lyrically beautiful String Quartet in D. Presented in conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Image courtesy of Dario Acosta

Apr
5
Fri
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
Apr 5 @ 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.