Pittsburgh Public Theater's 1776 Will Be Biggest Production in Theater's History, 1/24-2/24

February 23
4:45 PM 2013

Pittsburgh Public Theater's 1776 Will Be Biggest Production in Theater's History, 1/24-2/24

Pittsburgh Public Theater's MADE IN AMERICA season reaches its highpoint with 1776, the biggest production in Public Theater history. This Tony-winning Best Musical features book by Peter Stone and music & lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Directed by Ted Pappas, 1776 runs Jan. 24 - Feb. 24, 2013 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. 1776 is presented by PNC.

With a cast of 26 plus orchestra, 1776 presents the heroes of the American Revolution like you've never seen them before - in rousing songs and dances, comic encounters, and impassioned politics. George Merrick (South Pacific on Broadway) stars as John Adams alongside Keith Hines (Lancelot in Camelot at Pittsburgh Public Theater) as Thomas Jefferson, and Steve Vinovich (Lost in Yonkers on Broadway) as Benjamin Franklin. As they wrangle to get everyone on the same page - namely, the Declaration of Independence - they are encouraged by allies such as AbiGail Adams (Trista Moldovan, Phantom of the Opera on Broadway) and foiled by foes like Edward Rutledge (Hayden Tee, King Arthur in Camelot at Pittsburgh Public Theater). In 1776 history will come alive in a musical extravaganza that's perfect entertainment for the whole family.

The 1776 company features: John Allen Biles, Paul Binotto, Jeffrey Carpenter, Jeremy Czarniak, Jarrod DiGiorgi, Joseph Domencic, Darren Eliker, James FitzGerald, Justin Fortunato, Robert Frankenberry, Tim Hartman, Daniel Krell, Jason McCune, Eric Meyers, Larry John Meyers, Scott P. Sambuco, John Scherer, Libby Servais, Gordon Stanley, Louis S. Valenzi, and Stephen Wilde.
The Musical Director of 1776 is F. Wade Russo with Orchestrations by Dan DeLange. The design team is James Noone (Scenic), Martha Bromelmeier (Costumes), Kirk Bookman (Lighting), and Zach Moore (Sound). Don Wadsworth is the Dialect Coach. Casting is by Stuart Howard & Paul Hardt. Ruth E. Kramer is the Production Stage Manager and Fredric H. Orner is the Assistant Stage Manager.

Performance Schedule:
Tues. at 7 pm; Wed. thru Sat. at 8 pm (except Wed., Feb. 6)
Sat. at 2 pm (except Jan 26 & Feb 2) also 2 pm on Thurs., Feb. 21
Sun. at 2 & 7 pm
Press Night is Thurs., Jan. 31. Opening Night is Fri., Feb. 1
Ticket Prices: $29 to $60. Students and age 26 and younger $15.75 with valid ID.
Family Fun Packs, with two student and two adult tickets, are available for $100.
For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org.

Pittsburgh THEATER Stories | Shows  Like BWW Pittsburgh  Follow BWW Pittsburgh




Advertisement Advertisement

BROADWAYWORLD TV

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Latest - NBC Welcomes Viewers to the Sixties with Retro Advertising for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in BroadwayThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Heinz Hall
(Runs 1/3 - 1/8)
Dirty Dancing in BroadwayDirty Dancing
Heinz Hall
(Runs 5/23 - 5/28)
1984 in Broadway1984
Prime Stage Theatre
(Runs 3/3 - 3/12)
The King and I in BroadwayThe King and I
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
(Runs 4/4 - 4/9)
Fun Home in BroadwayFun Home
Heinz Hall
(Runs 4/11 - 4/16)

VIEW ALL ADD A SHOW AUDITIONS

Save $$$ on Tickets to:
Backstage with Richard Ridge
JERSEY BOYS' Mark Ballas
Backstage Bite
Thanksgiving Special!
Turning the Tables
BWW TV LAST MINUTE with Randy Rainbow Congas to ON YOUR FEET!
  Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow
Randy Rainbow Checks in w/ Liza to Chat HAIRSPRAY, Pence & More!
KID CRITICS
KID CRITICS at BLUE MAN!
BROADWAY SESSIONS
SHUFFLE ALONG Reunites at Broadway Sessions!
Advertisement AdvertisementAdvertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement