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1776

May 16 - 21, 2023

“THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND AN ABSOLUTEDELIGHT.”– The Wall Street Journal

“This electrifying production is no ordinary history lesson. There’s an infectious buzz in this energetic ride down a familiar path with an extraordinarily talented cast!”- NPR (WBUR)

What will it take to get two dozen powerfully passionate, exceedingly complicated, and all-too-human individuals to settle their differences, while they hold the very future of a nation in their hands? The Tony Award-winning Best Musical 1776 catapults to blazing new life in a thrillingly new production from directors Jeffrey L. Page (Violet) and Diane Paulus (Waitress). New York Magazine/Vulture says, “it’s an absolute blast!” Suddenly, the songs, humor, and passion of this musical masterpiece soar as never before. A glorious multiracial cast of female, transgender, and nonbinary actors portrays the fiery founders of this country, putting history in the hands of the humans who were left out the first time around—and the result is an epic show of passion, debate, and roof-raising musical fireworks. Experience “a 1776 worth celebrating!” (Variety) “It pulsates with energy and snaps with attitude.” You may never think about our country—who we are and why—the same way again.

1776: The Musical Trailer from the World Premiere at American Repertory Theater.

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DayDateTime
TueMay 16, 20237:30 PM
WedMay 17, 20237:30 PM
ThuMay 18, 20237:30 PM
FriMay 19, 20238:00 PM
Sat MatMay 20, 20232:00 PM
Sat EveMay 20, 20238:00 PM
Sun MatMay 21, 20231:00 PM
Sun EveMay 21, 20236:30 PM

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This production contains stylized representations of racialized violence, particularly related to enslavement. Additionally, this production contains haze, a brief strobe effect, a non-firing replica firearm, and a gunshot sound effect.

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2 hours and 40 minutes, including intermission

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