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Special Events Calendar

Ford's Theatre remembers Matthew Shepard and reflects on events since his Laramie, Wyoming murder


Note: The sudden “shutdown” of the federal government may affect some performances at Ford’s Theatre. Please read this update.

Sunday, Sept. 29

The Laramie Project
Pay-What-You-Can preview performance
7:30 pm.
Tickets on sale 5:30 p.m., limit two per customer, cash only
Ford’s Theatre
511 10th St. NW
202-347-4833
fordstheatre.org

Monday, Sept. 30

“With Malice Toward None: Judy Shepard, a Mother’s Response to Hate”
Judy Shepard and Cokie Roberts
Free
7 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Friday, Oct. 4

Matthew Shepard Is a Friend of Mine premiere
Post-screening discussion with filmmaker Michele Josue
$16
7:30 p.m.
Washington National Cathedral
Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW
202-537-6200
nationalcathedral.org

Sunday, Oct. 6

Forum with Judy Shepard, Jane Clementi, Joshua Deese and the Very Rev. Gary Hall
10:10 a.m.
Washington National Cathedral
Special service of Holy Eucharist with prayers for LGBT youth
11:15 a.m.
Washington National Cathedral
Ten Years Later reading
$8
7:30 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Monday, Oct. 7

Jonathan Capehart
Jonathan Capehart

“With Charity for All: Lives Changed by Hate”
Dave O’Mallery, former Laramie Police commander; Billy Rowles, former Jasper, Texas, sheriff; and members of KhushDC
Moderated by Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post
Free
7 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Wednesday, Oct. 9

DC Bëar Crüe attends The Laramie Project
7:30 p.m.
20 percent discount code “Partner”
Ford’s Theatre

Thursday, Oct. 10

The Laramie Project
Faith Night performance and discussion, with the Very Rev. Gary Hall
$12-$33.65
7:30 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Friday, Oct. 11

Post-performance Candlelight Vigil with Dennis Shepard; the Rev. Dwayne Johnson, Metropolitan Community Church of Washington; members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington
10:15 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Sunday, Oct. 20

Ten Years Later reading
$8
7:30 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Monday, Oct. 21

“To Bind up the Nation’s Wounds: Communities Respond to Hate”
Tony Banout, Interfaith Youth Core; and Patrice O’Neill, The Working Group/Not In Our Town
Moderated by Michele Norris, NPR
Free
7 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

Friday, Oct. 25

The DC Center/GLOV attend The Laramie Project
$50
7:30 p.m.
$75 with pre-show reception
6 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre
Tickets at thedccenter.org

Monday, Oct. 28

“To Achieve and Cherish a Just and Lasting Peace: Envisioning a World Beyond Hate”
With youth from Split This Rock, and Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders (SMYAL)
Free
7 p.m.
Ford’s Theatre

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