Artwork for 1776


Spring 2021

American Airlines Theatre

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They knew they would make history, but not what history would make of them.

Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence and sign the Declaration. But how much is he willing to compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And who does that freedom belong to?

1776 Creative

Peter Stone
Music & Lyrics
Sherman Edwards
Diane Paulus

Additional dates, cast and creative team will be announced at a later date.

The co-production will premiere at The A.R.T. This co-production will also be presented by NETworks Presentations between the A.R.T. and Roundabout engagements, including at Center Theater Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

1776 benefits from Roundabout’s Musical Theatre Production Fund with lead gifts from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Perry and Marty Granoff, Michael Kors and Lance Le Pere, Diane and Tom Tuft, and Cynthia C. Wainwright and Stephen Berger.

Presented at

American Airlines Theatre

227 West 42nd Street

between 7th and 8th Avenues