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$10 & up -- 'The Widow Lincoln' World Premiere at Ford’s Theatre

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$10 & up -- 'The Widow Lincoln' World Premiere at Ford’s Theatre

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Ford's Theatre is marking the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination with the world premiere of "The Widow Lincoln," and tickets are 50% off. The play focuses on Mary Todd Lincoln during the aftermath of her husband's murder.

The following seating sections are discounted for all performances, Jan. 29 - Feb. 15:

  • Balcony … $10-$18 (reg. $20-$35)
  • Rear Orchestra … $14-$25 (reg. $28-$50)
  • Premium Orchestra … $17-$31 (reg. $33-$62)

Note: The cheapest seats are available tonight, Jan. 27.

This is playwright James Still's second play about the 16th president. His first was 2009's "The Heavens Are Hung in Black,” which The Washington Post called “engrossing.”


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  2. Enter promo code 50CAPITOL in the box and click the check mark.
  3. Use the interactive map to select your seats, then click "Buy Tickets."
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  4. Complete the security check and click "Continue," then review order and click "Continue" again.
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  • Ford's Theatre marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assasination with this world premiere
  • Tickets are half off for the play about Mary Todd Lincoln in the aftermath of her husband's murder
  • Upgraded Premium Orchestra seats are just $17-$31 (reg. $33-$62)
  • Includes weekend performances; shows are available tonight and Jan. 29 - Feb. 15


Additional fees of $7.05-$9.05 per ticket and $3.50 per order will apply. Fees are determined by the venue and ticketing agent and not by Travelzoo. Restrictions may apply.

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