‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s to benefit Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s to benefit Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund

Ford’s Theatre Culture has introduced that the company of the 2021 manufacturing of A Christmas Carol has selected Theatre Washington’s Taking Care Fund as the receiver of this year’s donation drive inspired by the themes of supplying and charity in Dickens’s holiday basic. The Having Care Fund offers money assistance to DC-spot theater gurus in occasions of unforeseen hardship.

‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s to benefit Theatre Washington Taking Care Fund
Justine “Icy” Moral as Doll Vendor and Craig Wallace as Ebenezer Scrooge in the 2021 generation of “A Xmas Carol” at Ford’s Theatre, directed by José Carrasquillo. Photograph by Carol Rosegg.

In the course of the curtain calls for performances, the A Xmas Carol corporation will stimulate monetary donations on behalf of the Washington-primarily based nonprofit. Patrons could make donations in particular person, by mailing a verify produced payable to “Taking Treatment Fund, Theatre Washington” to the Ford’s Theatre workplaces (514 Tenth Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20004), or give on the net at my.fords.org/donate/q/having-treatment.

“The company’s collection is especially significant as theatermakers throughout the area return to get the job done just after two yrs of fantastic hardship. Every present designed in assistance of the Having Treatment Fund all through our curtain calls reaffirms our community’s willingness to stage out for others and guidance people who have to have it most.” — Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault.

Given that 2009 and in the spirit of supplying and charity expressed in Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, Ford’s audiences, solid, crew, and team have collected more than 50 {99d7ae7a5c00217be62b3db137681dcc1ccd464bfc98e9018458a9e2362afbc0}-a-million pounds for charities Bright Beginnings, Homeless Children’s Playtime Job, Meals & Mates, N Avenue Village, Bread for the City, Covenant Dwelling Washington, Martha’s Table, Miriam’s Kitchen area, So Other people May well Try to eat (SOME), Thrive DC, and Property of Ruth. Money right help these corporations maintain the 1000’s within the DC area who wrestle with issues of starvation, mental health, illness, and homelessness.

“We are deeply grateful for the artists and business at Ford’s Theatre in choosing the Having Care Fund as their beneficiary this year. We are delighted to see additional in-man or woman performances opening, but quite a few theatermakers in our local community are even now without having significant do the job. The Getting Care Fund carries on to get dozens of purposes each thirty day period and we are fully commited to retaining the Fund open for as lengthy as it is desired. This act of generosity from Ford’s Theatre will bolster the Fund into 2022.” —Amy Austin, President and CEO of Theatre Washington

A Christmas Carol plays by way of December 27, 2021, at Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St NW, Washington, DC. Tickets ($32–$109) may perhaps be bought online or by calling (888) 616-0270.

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About Ford’s Theatre Society
Because reopening in 1968, a lot more than a hundred a long time after President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre has explored and celebrated Lincoln’s legacy and the American encounter through theater and training. Below the leadership of Director Paul R. Tetreault, Ford’s Theatre has been identified for the superior high-quality of its inventive programming. With performs from the Tony-nominated Arrive From Absent and nationally acclaimed Major River to the earth premieres of Meet up with John Doe, The Heavens Are Hung in Black, Liberty Smith, Required Sacrifices, The Widow Lincoln, and The Guard, Ford’s Theatre is producing its mark on the American theater landscape. For its achievements, the business was honored in 2008 with the Countrywide Medal of Arts. For additional details, take a look at fords.org.

About Theatre Washington
Theatre Washington is an alliance of theater businesses, theatermakers, and theater supporters that promotes and nurtures a inventive, equitable, wholesome, and numerous regional theater community. Via partnerships and courses, we aid the Washington, DC, region’s skilled theater local community to celebrate artistic accomplishment, reinforce the theatrical workforce, aid institutional advancement and advancement, and cultivate collective action.