Ford's Theatre Society DC
The Ford's Theatre Society works to present the Ford Theatre's nearly one million visitors each year with a high quality historic and cultural experience. The Society's work is what makes this vibrant historic site an important tool for promoting the ideals of leadership, humanity and wisdom espoused by Abraham Lincoln. The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Lincoln, Ford's Theatre holds a unique place in United States history. The theatre has enthralled millions of visitors since its reopening in 1968, and it is one of the most visited sites in the nation's capital. Ford's Theatre's mission is to celebrate the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and to explore the American experience through theatre and education.