Thursday, June 30, 2022

A Walk Down 1776 Memory Lane, With William Daniels and Bonnie Bartlett

Daniels, the original John Adams, and his wife, tell us about the legendary original production of the Tony-winning musical.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:18AM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Wake Up With BWW 6/24: 1776 Trailer, First Listen to PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recording, and More!

Today's top stories include an all new trailer for Broadway-bound production of 1776. Plus, listen to Joaquina Kalukango sing 'Let It Burn' from the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Parad…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:06AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

1776: The Musical Trailer — NOW PLAYING by American Repertory Theater

Don't miss the limited engagement—must end July 24! Tickets on sale at: Video by Johnathan Carr

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World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Additional programming at the Ahmanson and Kirk Douglas Theatre will be announced later …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:46PM

Center Theatre Group to Host Productions of ‘1776,’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud,’ Cecily Strong Play in New Season by Wilson Chapman

Los Angeles’ Center Theater Group will host two world premieres, a West Coast bow, a U.S. launch and several classics and modern hits for its 2022-23 season. The initial programming lineup…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:35PM

VIDEO: First Look at the Trailer for Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.

Jeffrey L. Page and A.R.T. Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus direct a new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, 1776, reexamining this pivotal moment in America…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:38PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Senator Elizabeth Warren Visits 1776 at American Repertory Theater by Talaura Harms

"This is how we build our future," said Warren about the importance of art in our democracy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Photo: Senator Elizabeth Warren Attends 1776 At American Repertory Theater

Massachusetts Senator and American Repertory Theater fan Elizabeth Warren attended 1776 on Thursday, June 16.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:29PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

For ‘1776,’ the casting of Founding Fathers is kind of revolutionary by Peter Marks

History marches energetically onto Boston stages with a reimagining of the 1969 musical and a second play, ‘Common Ground Revisited,’ that examines the city’s past racial strife.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:37PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This version of ‘1776′ boasts a cast of female, nonbinary, Black and trans actors by Jed Gottlieb

“1776″ boasts a cast of female, nonbinary and trans actors. Around half are people of color, including leads Crystal Lucas-Perry as John Adams and Patrena Murray as Benjamin Franklin.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 12:26PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Theater Commentary: “1776” — American Theater Jigs as Democracy Dies? by Bill Marx

Maybe I am an alarmist and the rich and powerful know something the rest of us don't. Perhaps the midterms will not put another nail in the coffin of democracy. Apparently, it will be busine…

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 06:03PM

Review: Broadway-Bound 1776 at American Repertory Theater Doesn't Feel So Revolutionary

Directors Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus attempt to graft a contemporary outlook on a half-century-old hit, but it fails to take hold despite some standout moments.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:42AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Wake Up With BWW 6/7: 1776 Reviews, KINKY BOOTS Casting, and More!

Today's top stories include all of the reviews for the Broadway-bound production of 1776, now playing at A.R.T.! Casting has been announced for the off-Broadway production of Kinky Boots, wh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:07AM
Monday, June 6, 2022

Review Roundup: ‘1776’ at ART in Boston, En-Route to Broadway by Billy McEntee

What did the critics think of this radical new take on the 1969 Broadway musical '1776,' now in a tryout run at A.R.T. in Boston? The post Review Roundup: ‘1776’ at ART in Boston, En-Rou…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 04:42PM

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.; What Did the Critics Think?

The Broadway-bound production of 1776 began performances last month at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. Let's see what the critics are saying!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:16AM

‘1776’ Review: A Revolutionary Take On An Old Warhorse by Gordon Cox

When the Tony-winning musical “1776” debuted on Broadway in 1969, it celebrated America’s ideals on the eve of its Bicentennial. Half a century later, a radical makeover brings critiqu…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:00AM
Sunday, June 5, 2022

Theater Review: “1776” — Still an Egg in the Theatrical Incubator by David Greenham

This revival of 1776 tries to strike a culture wars balance, celebrating the country's commitment to independence while also here and there skewering the idealized images and blatant hypocri…

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 04:18PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Andrew Keenan-Bolger "He Plays The Violin - Broadway Backwards 2022 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Andrew Keenan-Bolger swept the Broadway Backwards audience off its feet in a cheerful reinvention of “He Plays the Violin” from 1776. Rather than pining for Thomas Jefferson, Bolger’s …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

See Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Visit Opening Night of A.R.T.'s 1776 by Michael Wiltbank

The revival, featuring a cast of female, Non-binary, and Trans performers, opened May 26 at the Cambridge theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM
Friday, May 27, 2022

Photos: Broadway-Bound 1776 Celebrates Opening Night at American Repertory Theatre

On May 26 following the Harvard University Commencement, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson attended the Opening performance of American Repertory Theater’s revival of 1776.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:44PM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Look Sharp! See Photos from the Broadway-Bound 1776 Revival by Lindsey Sullivan

American Repertory Theater's pre-Broadway staging of 1776, co-directed by Diane Paulus and Jeffrey L. Page, opens on May 26, and now there are more production photos. The musical revival …

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Check Out New Photos From Broadway-Bound 1776 at American Repertory Theater by Talaura Harms

The revival, featuring a cast of female, Non-binary, and Trans performers, opens May 26 at the Cambridge theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM

Photos: First Look at All New Photos of Broadway-Bound 1776

All new photos have been released for the pre-Broadway engagement of 1776, opening tonight at the American Repertory Theatre!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:47AM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

1776 Is Coming Back to Broadway. Here's a First Look at the Cast

The pre-Broadway run is now in previews at American Repertory Theater.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:42PM

Wake Up With BWW 5/25: First Look at Pre-Broadway 1776 and THE KARATE KID, Off Broadway Alliance Awards, & More!

Today's top stories include a first look at the pre-Broadway runs off 1776 and The Karate Kid! Plus, watch Patti LuPone perform 'Ladies Who Lunch' from Company on The Late Show, check out th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:04AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Odds & Ends: Get a First Look at the Broadway-Bound 1776 Revival by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Get Ready For the Broadway-Bound 1776 Revival American Repertory Theater's pre-Broadway staging of 1776, co-directed by Diane Pa…

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Photo: First Look at Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.

The Broadway-bound production of 1776 began performances last week at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:30PM
Monday, May 23, 2022

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal For Broadway-Bound 1776 at A.R.T.

The Broadway-bound production of 1776 began performances lat week at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, and we've got a new teaser of the cast in action in rehearsal.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM

1776 in Rehearsal Teaser by American Repertory Theater

In this new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence. But how mu…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12AM
Friday, May 20, 2022


Julie Andrews singing “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?” at the recording session for “My Fair Lady” (1956).Having listened to a steady stream of Broadway original cast recordings over the…

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Meet ‘1776”s Thomas Jefferson: Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis by Billy McEntee

"We look forward to welcoming audiences into this A.R.T. process as we get in shape for the Broadway transfer. It feels great to finally be rumbling with this dense material!" The post Meet …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:48AM