On FEBRUARY 25, Ford's Theatre Senior Artistic Advisor Sheldon Epps and actor Erik King (Showtime's Dexter; Ford's Twelve Angry Men) discuss the triumphs and challenges they face as Black men in the theatre industry and provide guidance for aspiring artists.
News About Cabinet Conversations at Ford's Theatre
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site Temporarily Closes to the Public Due to the Pandemic
November 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.
Ford's Theatre and Ford's Theatre Museum to Begin Phased Re-Opening
October 09, 2020
Ford's Theatre Society and the National Park Service have announced a phased reopening schedule for Ford's Theatre and the Ford's Theatre Museum beginning Wednesday, October 14, 2020, with advance tickets required. Tickets for October 14-18 will be available online beginning October 13, 2020, at 10 a.m.
Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season
September 15, 2020
Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.
BWW News: Sheldon Epps Joins Ford's Theatre Society as Senior Artistic Advisor
August 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 June Live Streaming Events
June 02, 2020
Ford's Theatre Society announced its summer history-based live streaming events, including the Thursday discussion series Cabinet Conversations: Creativity, History and Leadership and the Abraham Lincoln Institute Online Lincoln Symposium.
Ford's Theatre Announces May Facebook Live Events; Distance Learning Programs
May 13, 2020
With the site closed and all onsite programming canceled until further notice, Ford's Theatre has shifted its focus online, launching: