Jeffrey L. Page and A.R.T. Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus direct a new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, reexamining this pivotal moment in American history with a cast that reflects multiple representations of race, gender, and ethnicity.
Following its run at A.R.T., 1776 will play at Roundabout Theatre Company in fall 2022 and begin a national tour in February 2023.
SYNOPSIS: Musical about the vivid personalities behind the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The Tony-winning show humanizes the likes of Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Richard Henry Lee and the "obnoxious and disliked" -- and passionate -- man identified as the true Founding Father, John Adams. Score includes "Sit Down, John," "Yours," "He Plays the Violin" and "Mama, Look Sharp."
Directed by Diane Paulus