Fords's Theatre, 511 Tenth Street, NW. (202) 347-4833. www.fordstheatre.org Don't miss The World's Greatews Mime in his Ford's Theatre debut and his first performance in Washington in twenty years. In this classic performance he proves once again that actions speak louder than words, incorporating movement and expression into one unforgettable masterpiece.
Will Rogers' USA
Ford's Theatre, 511 Tenth Street, NW. www.fordstheatre.org Ticket prices range from $27 to $43. The great American cowboy philosopher comes full-circle as James Whitmore retires the role he debuted at Ford's Theatre in 1970. The genial smile and charming humor that made Will Rodgers an icon of the America stage dazzles us again is these final 12 performances.
Reunion, A Musical Epic in Miniature
Ford's Theatre, 511 Tenth Street, NW. (202) 347-4833. www.fordstheatre.org Admission ranges from $27-$43. The Civil War play-within-a-play illustrates the lives of historical figures in the very theatre where their lives-and deaths-crossed paths. Reunion weaves the actual words of key Civil War players into a patriotic celebration of struggle, inspiration and freedom.