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 to whom does that freedom belong?
Direct from the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, visionary director Diane Paulus reexamines a pivotal moment in American history in a reimagining of the Tony Award-winning musical.
- Peter Stone
- Music & Lyrics
- Sherman Edwards
- Diane Paulus
Additional dates, cast and creative team will be announced at a later date.
1776 benefits from Roundabout’s Musical Production Fund with lead gifts from The Howard Gilman Foundation, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Michael Kors and Lance Le Pere, Diane and Tom Tuft, and Cynthia C. Wainwright and Stephen Berger.
American Airlines Theatre℠
227 West 42nd Street
between 7th and 8th Avenues