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1776 Production History

1776 Show Information

Opening:March 16, 1969
Closing:February 13, 1972
# Performances:1217
Theatres: National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
3/16/1969 - 12/27/1970
St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
12/28/1970 - 4/24/1971
Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
4/27/1971 - 2/13/1972
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Version:Original Broadway Version
Show type Musical

Other Productions of 1776

2001   Fifth Avenue Theatre Production
2004   Pittsburgh, PA (Regional) Pittsburgh CLO Production
Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)
1969   Broadway Original Broadway Production
1970   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1970   West End London Production
West End
1970   US Tour Bus and Truck Tour
US Tour
1997   Broadway Roundabout Revival
2007   East Haddam, CT (Regional) Goodspeed Revival
East Haddam, CT (Regional)
2016   Off-Broadway City Center Encores Concert Production
2021   Broadway Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival

1776 - 1969 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1969 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Sherman Edwards
1969 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Peter Stone
1969 The Hewes Awards Costume Design Patricia Zipprodt
1969 The Hewes Awards Scenic Design Jo Mielziner
1969 Theatre World Awards Performance Ken Howard
1969 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Peter Hun
1969 Tony Awards Best Musical 1776
1969 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Ronald Holgate
1969 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Virginia Vestoff
1969 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Jo Mielziner