“1776” is coming to the Connecticut Repertory Theatre on June 10th in Storrs. “1776” dramatizes John Adams efforts to convince his colleagues in the continental Congress to vote to declare America’s independence from the Britain. “1776” brings a human element to the founding fathers through an incredible score and award-winning script. As poignant today as it was almost 50 years ago, the storytelling keeps you on the edge of your seat. “1776” wraps you in a world of politics and humor while delivering a stunning message of hope and freedom!
The Connecticut Repertory Theatre is located Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269
The Tony Award-winning musical “1776,” from the book by Peter Stone, with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards will be directed by Artistic Director and three time Tony Award-nominee Terrence Mann. “1776” is the first show of the 2017 Nutmeg Summer Series and will star Broadway’s veterans Jamie LaVerdiere and Gaelen Gilliland as John and Abigail Adams, Richard Henry as Benjamin Franklin and Adam Harrington as John Dickinson.