Theatre: American Airlines
Status: Currently On
(September 16, 2022 - January 08, 2023 )
  • Rehearsal: August 29, 2022
  • Preview: September 16, 2022
  • Open: October 6, 2022
  • Close: January 8, 2023
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 45mins
Performances: Tues (7pm), Wed (2&8), Thurs (7pm), Fri (8pm), Sat (2&8), Sun (3pm)

Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence and sign the Declaration. But how much is he willing to compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And to whom does that freedom belong?

For The Record:

This production premiered at ART in Cambridge, MA in May 2022. Roundabout last revived "1776" in 1998, under the direction of Scott Ellis and starring Brent Spiner. 

Last Week's Gross: $269,864
Last Week's Capacity: 67%
Total Gross to Date: $2,989,393

Staff & Creative Team

Executive Producer:

Sydney Beers

Produced in Association With:

American Repertory Theatre

Advertising Representative:


Press Agent:

Polk & Co

Production Stage Manager:

Alfredo Macias

Book Writer:

Peter Stone

Music & Lyrics:

Sherman Edwards


Jeffrey Page


Scott Pask


Emilio Sosa


Jen Schriever


David Bengali

Music Supervisor:

David Chase


John Clancy

Music Consultant:

Nadia Di Giallonardo


John Dickinson 09/16/2022 -
Abigail Adams/Rev Jonathan Witherspoon 09/16/2022 -
Thomas Jefferson 09/16/2022 -
Stephen Hopkins 09/16/2022 -
Richard Henry Lee 09/16/2022 -
Martha Jefferson/Dr Lyman Hall 09/16/2022 -
John Adams  10/25/2022 -
John Hancock 09/16/2022 -
Benjamin Franklin 09/16/2022 -
Edward Rutledge 09/16/2022 -