The Tony Award®-winning musical, 1776
comes to Philadelphia, from American Repertory Theater at Harvard University and Roundabout Theatre Company, as Jeffrey L. Page and Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus reexamine this pivotal moment in American history.
They knew they would make history, but not what history would make of them. 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?