Lincoln Oratory Festival 2023

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February 7, 2023 to February 8, 2023
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Historic Preservation, History Education, Oral History

Join Ford's Theatre for the Lincoln Oratory Festival, 10:00 a.m. to noon on February 7 and 8, 2023. In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, students from 3rd through 8th grade classrooms across the metro DC area perform a selection of his most historic speeches on the Ford’s Theatre stage. Come hear Lincoln’s memorable words and leave feeling inspired!

The February 7 performance will feature 3rd through 5th grade students from D.C.’s Two Rivers Public Charter School, Ben W. Murch Elementary School, Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School, Garrison Elementary School, Bridges Public Charter School, and Kimball Elementary, Maryland’s Robert R. Gray Elementary, and Virginia’s Glebe Elementary will take to the stage. The February 8 performance will feature 6th through 8th grade students from D.C.’s Alice Deal Middle School and Two Rivers Public Charter School, Maryland’s Kenmoor Middle School, and Virginia’s Fairhill Elementary School, Mosaic Elementary School, and Francis C. Hammond Middle School.

Tickets are free and available online, and at the Ford’s Box Office each day of the Festival.

Contact Info: 

Daniella Ignacio, Communications Manager, Ford's Theatre

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