1776 – The Musical

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1776 The Musical

America’s Prize Winning Musical
Music and Lyrics by SHERMAN EDWARDS
Book by PETER STONE
Based on a concept by SHERMAN EDWARDS
Original Production Directed by PETER HUNT
Originally Produced on the Broadway Stage by STUART OSTROW

Directed by Walter Loope
Music Directed by Jacob Lash
Produced by Dawn Fansler

 

 

Performances: October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 pm, Sundays 2 pm
Adult Language

Order Tickets:  $18 Seniors (60 & above)/ Students (4-18), $20 Adults

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Witness the birth of a nation as our forefathers struggle to craft the Declaration of Independence. The seminal event in American history blazes to vivid life in this most unconventional of Broadway hits. 1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, uncertain, irritable, charming, often petty and ultimately noble figures, determined to do the right thing for a fledgling nation.

It’s the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence… if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! 1776 follows John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia as they attempt to convince the members of the Second Continental Congress to vote for independence from the shackles of the British monarchy by signing the Declaration of Independence.

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