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Frankie Hewitt

 
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Date of Birth: June 17, 1931
Date of Death: February 28, 2003 (71)

Birth Place: Oklahoma, USA

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Productions

 
[Broadway, 1990]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1990]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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Frankie Hewitt News

New Cheryl L. West Musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! & More Announced for Ford's Theatre 2 Photo New Cheryl L. West Musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! & More Announced for Ford's Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Ford’s Theatre has announced the Ford’s Theatre 2022-2023 season will include Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette, Tom Story and Kimberly Gilbert; the return of the music-filled full stage production of A Christmas Carol with Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, and more.

Ford's Theatre Society and National Park Service Announce Reopening of Petersen House Photo Ford's Theatre Society and National Park Service Announce Reopening of Petersen House and Aftermath Exhibits
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service announce the Petersen House (the house where Abraham Lincoln died) and the Aftermath Exhibits at the Center for Education and Leadership will reopen to the public for visitation on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Ford's Theatre Announces BIPOC Playwriting Initiative- The Lincoln Legacy Commissions Photo Ford's Theatre Announces BIPOC Playwriting Initiative- The Lincoln Legacy Commissions
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021

Ford's Theatre today announced the launch of The Lincoln Legacy Commissions—a new play development initiative for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) playwrights that explores racial history and social justice in the United States and gives voice to lesser-known historical figures and their contributions to American life. Playwrights Pearl Cleage, Rickerby Hinds, Nambi E. Kelley, Dominic Taylor and Charlayne Woodard comprise the inaugural writers of The Lincoln Legacy Commissions.

Ford's Theatre National Historic Site Temporarily Closes to the Public Due to the Pan Photo Ford's Theatre National Historic Site Temporarily Closes to the Public Due to the Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

Due to rising regional and national cases related to the coronavirus pandemic, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site will temporarily close to the public starting Monday, Nov. 23. Virtual programming such as the scheduled monthly Cabinet Conversations (Dec. 17), Virtual Play Readings (Dec. 10) and distance-learning events will continue.

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by Elliot Lanes - Aug 18, 2020

BWW News: Sheldon Epps Joins Ford's Theatre Society as Senior Artistic Advisor Photo BWW News: Sheldon Epps Joins Ford's Theatre Society as Senior Artistic Advisor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced that Sheldon Epps will join the theatre's leadership team as Senior Artistic Advisor. Epps steps into the new role as the theatre reevaluates its 2020-2021 season amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.

Ford's Theatre Announces Programming Cancelations In Response To The COVID-19 Pandemi Photo Ford's Theatre Announces Programming Cancelations In Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution and to follow DC Health's recommendations, Ford's Theatre Society is altering its programming schedule through April 4. Ford's Theatre Society is staying abreast of the evolving situation related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and following advice from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The latest Ford's Theatre updates will be posted on www.fords.org and main box office phoneline (202) 638-2941.

Ford's Theatre Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season Photo Ford's Theatre Has Announced Their 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford's Theatre 2020-2021 season will include: Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael Wilson and featuring Nancy Robinette; the D.C.-premiere of a new play based on the real-life friendship of contralto Marian Anderson and physicist Albert Einstein titled My Lord, What a Night, written by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Sheldon Epps; the musical Man of La Mancha, featuring Kevin McAllister and directed by Stephen Rayne; and A Christmas Carol featuring Craig Wallace in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the fifth year.

Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY Photo Ford's Theatre Society Announces Full Casting for Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson, a captivating play based on the life of trail-blazing astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. The Ford's Theatre production is directed by Seema Sueko and features Laura C. Harris (Arena Stage's The Heiress, Signature Theatre's The Flick) as Henrietta Leavitt, Nora Achrati as Annie Jump Cannon, Emily Kester as Margaret Leavitt, Jonathan David Martin as Peter Shaw and Holly Twyford as Williamina Fleming. Performances are January 24 to February 23, 2020. A media performance is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Ford's Theatre Announces 2019/2020 Season; FENCES, GUYS & DOLLS, and More! Photo Ford's Theatre Announces 2019/2020 Season; FENCES, GUYS & DOLLS, and More!
by Alan Henry - Feb 28, 2019

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the upcoming 2019-2020 theatrical season will include August Wilson's Fences, directed by Timothy Douglas and starring Craig Wallace and Erika Rose; Silent Sky, an inspiring drama about trail-blazing female astronomers, directed by Seema Sueko; the classic musical comedy Guys and Dolls, directed by Peter Flynn; and A Christmas Carol featuring Craig Wallace reprising the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.