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[Broadway, 2022]
Co-Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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1776 Comes to Kansas City at Starlight Theatre This Month


Prepare to party like it’s 1776 with a witty retelling of our founding fathers' stories and how our great nation came to be! This production was developed and premiered by the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University before playing on Broadway with Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre.

Review: 1776 at Kennedy Center


1776 is now being given a triumphantly moving and vigorous radically deconstructed interpretation at the Kennedy Center. There are many fans already who are firm believers in the message of this uniquely conceived musical but this production will lead them even further into intellectual and sensory depth.

1776 Comes to 5th Avenue Theatre


The national tour of 1776 makes its premiere in Seattle at The 5th Avenue Theatre August 2-6, 2023. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at The 5th Avenue Theatre’s website, over the phone, or by visiting the box office.

Page and Paulus' Revival of 1776 Offers a New Perspective on The Birth Of A Nation


Imagine walking into Jackson Hall on opening night, as I did, thinking, “Why did the directors reimagine this pleasant, if somewhat plodding, old-school musical with an ensemble of multi-ethnic women, trans and non-binary actors cast in the roles of America’s founding fathers?” Then leaving the theater after the final curtain wondering, “why on earth would anyone ever feel the need to cast the roles with men?” and reveling in the fact that 1776 tapped into my heart in unexpected ways, eliciting an emotional and, I daresay, patriotic response.

Photos: The Broadway Revival of 1776 Opens At Center Theater Group Mark Taper Forum


American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “1776” kicked off its limited engagement in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre this week! See photos from opening night!

Texas Premiere of 1776 is Coming to Theatre Under The Stars in July


Individual tickets for the Texas premiere of the limited Broadway revival tour of 1776 at Theatre Under The Stars are now on sale.

Cast Announced For 1776 at The Ahmanson Theatre


The national tour of “1776” will make limited engagement stops at major cities across North America including its premiere in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre April 11 through May 7, 2023 with an opening night scheduled for April 12, 2023.

1776 National Tour is Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts in May


American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, 1776, will make its only San Francisco Bay Area stop at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts.

Gisela Adisa, Nancy Anderson, Joanna Glushak, Liz Mikel & More to Star in 1776 National Tour


The National Tour cast has been announced for American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of 1776. See who is starring in the production, tour dates, and how to purchase tickets!

National Tour Of 1776 Broadway Revival Will Launch In Philadelphia


The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will present the Philadelphia premiere of the limited Broadway revival tour of 1776, playing at the Forrest Theatre February 14 - 26, 2023.

1776 Enters Final Four Weeks of Performances on Broadway


Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical, 1776, directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, and co-produced with the American Repertory Theater on Sunday, January 8.

DON'T CALL US EMERGING: A SONGWRITERS CONCERT is Coming to the Kraine Theatre in December


A group of theatrical singer-songwriters are partnering with FRIGID New York to present the second installment of Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Monday, December 12th, 8pm at The Kraine Theatre); an evening of original material performed by the writers themselves.

Photo Exclusive: The Cast of 1776 Sings 'Carols for a Cure'


BroadwayWorld was in the recording studio with members of the cast of  1776 as they laid down their vocal track of “This Little Light of Mine”. Check out exclusive photos from the sessions here!

Words From The Wings: Sushma Saha of 1776 Shares Backstage Must-Haves, and More!


BroadwayWorld is bringing you Words From the Wings, a new series of interviews that take fans behind the scenes of some of their favorite Broadway stars' backstage routines! Today we're chatting with Sushma Saha of 1776, who told us all about their backstage must-haves, favorite moments and more!

Words From The Wings: Shawna Hamic of 1776 Talks Pre-Show Rituals, Backstage Must-Haves, and More!


BroadwayWorld is bringing you Words From the Wings, a new series of interviews that take fans behind the scenes of some of their favorite Broadway stars' backstage routines! Today we're chatting with Shawna Hamic who plays “Richard Henry Lee” in 1776! She told us all about her pre-show rituals, backstage must-haves, and more!

Kristolyn Lloyd Joins 1776 as John Adams Beginning Tonight


Kristolyn Lloyd (Dear Evan Hansen) is joining Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of 1776 as “John Adams,” directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, and co-produced with the American Repertory Theater (ART), beginning tonight, October 25.

VIDEO: 1776 Cast Performs 'Sit Down, John' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA


The cast of 1776 appeared on Good Morning America to perform 'Sit Down, John.' The performance included Crystal Lucas-Perry as 'John Adams,' Gisela Adisa as 'Robert Livingston,' Nancy Anderson as 'George Read,' Becca Ayers as 'Col. Thomas McKean,' Carolee Carmello as 'John Dickinson, and more. Watch the video of their performance now!

1776 to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Week


The cast of the new Broadway revival of 1776 will perform on Good Morning America. The episode will also feature interviews with Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy, who will discuss Hocus Pocus 2. 1776 is now in previews and opens officially on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

VIDEO: Crystal Lucas-Perry Releases 'With A Me' Inspired by Her Journey as John Adams in 1776


Crystal Lucas-Perry has released a heartfelt, empowering music video and original song, “With A Me”, inspired by her journey as John Adams in the musical 1776, currently in previews on Broadway. Watch here!

Kristolyn Lloyd to Join the Cast of 1776 as 'John Adams' in Late October


Beginning Tuesday, October 25, Kristolyn Lloyd (Dear Evan Hansen) will lead the cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of 1776 as 'John Adams.' 1776 begins preview performances on Friday, September 16, 2022 and opens officially on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

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