1776 Revival 1997

Ages: 6+
Opened: August 14, 1997
Closing: June 14, 1998

1776 - 1997 - Broadway History , Info & More

Criterion Center Stage Right
1530 Broadway at 45th St. New York, NY

Based on a conception of Sherman Edwards

The Tony Award winning musical 1776 is based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence. John Adams, disliked by many in Congress, joins Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to bring forward a resolution for independence that will eventually set America free from England's tyranny. Powerful performances by a cast of 25, and an impeccably crafted script make 1776 as relevant today as it was when first written. 1776 delivers a riveting evening of theatre filled with history, humor, heart and romance.

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1776 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Sit Down, John
Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve
Till Then
The Lees of Old Virginia
But, Mr. Adams
Yours, Yours, Yours
He Plays the Violin
Cool, Cool, Considerate Men
Momma Look Sharp
The Egg
Molasses to Rum
Is Anybody There?
Increase and Multiply
Man'l of Arms British Style
Chidda Boom Chick Chick
Whistle-Belly Vengeance
I Wish't I Had a Maiden
Are You That Man?
Time's Running Out
Overture
For God's Sake, John Sit Down!
Piddle, Twiddle And Resolve
The Lees Of Old Virginia
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Yours, Yours, Yours
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1776 has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1969, Broadway which opened in 1969, US Tour which opened in 1970, West End which opened in 1970, US Tour which opened in 1970, Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 1997, East Haddam, CT (Regional) which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016, Broadway which opened in 2022 and US Tour which opened in 2023.
1776 has been nominated for Best Direction of a Musical for Scott Ellis, Best Revival of a Musical for Roundabout Theatre Company, James M. Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane, Rodger Hess, Bill Haber, Robert Halmi Jr., Dodger Endemol Theatricals, and Hallmark Entertainment.
1776 has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Revival-Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Best Director - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Scott Ellis. Additionally, Scott Ellis was nominated for Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards. The show was also nominated for Outstanding Revival-Musical at the Drama Desk Awards.
1776 has won several awards, including Outstanding Revival-Musical at the Drama Desk Awards. Scott Ellis won Best Director - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards. The show also won Outstanding Revival-Musical at the Drama Desk Awards.

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