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Gershwin Theatre (New York, NY)
222 West 51st St.

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1776 Production Information


July 16, 1997 (34 previews)


August 14, 1997

Closing:June 14, 1998
# Performances:333
Theatres: Criterion Center Stage Right (New York, NY)
7/16/1997 - 11/16/1997

Gershwin Theatre (New York, NY)
12/3/1997 - 6/14/1998

Production Type:Revival
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run


Other Productions of 1776

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
2001   Fifth Avenue Theatre Production
2004   Pittsburgh, PA (Regional) Pittsburgh CLO Production
Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)
2007   East Haddam, CT (Regional) Goodspeed Revival
East Haddam, CT (Regional)
2016   Off-Broadway City Center Encores Concert Production


Audio Recordings

1969  Composer's Demo
1969  Studio Demo
1969  Original Broadway Cast
1970  Original London Cast
1972  Film Soundtrack
1997  Broadway Revival Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

Score Overview

The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Sit Down, John
Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve
Till Then
The Lees of Old Virginia
But, Mr. Adams
a.k.a. But Mr. Adams
Yours, Yours, Yours
a.k.a. Yours Yours Yours
He Plays the Violin
Cool, Cool, Considerate Men
Momma Look Sharp
a.k.a. Mama Look Sharp
The Egg
Molasses to Rum
Is Anybody There?
a.k.a. Is Anybody There

Cut prior to opening

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

1776 - 1997 Broadway Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Revival-Musical
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Director - Musical
Scott Ellis
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actor - Musical
Gregg Edelman
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Revival of a Musical
Roundabout Theatre Company
James M. Nederlander
Stewart F. Lane
Rodger Hess
Bill Haber
Robert Halmi Jr.
Dodger Endemol Theatricals
Hallmark Entertainment
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Brent Spiner
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Scott Ellis
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Gregg Edelman
Gregg Edelman
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Revival-Musical