Look Back at William Daniels and Betty Buckley in 1776 on Broadway

Photo Features   Look Back at William Daniels and Betty Buckley in 1776 on Broadway Feinstein’s/54 Below celebrates Independence Day with concert stagings of the show.
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William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Betty Buckley, and Ken Howard Martha Swope/©NYPL for the Performing Arts

The Tony-winning musical about America’s founding fathers and the signing of the Declaration of Independence opened on Broadway at the 46th Street Theatre March 16, 1969. For the fourth year in a row, Feinstein’s/54 Below celebrates Independence Day with concert staging performed by a non-traditional cast of Broadway actors at 7 PM and 9:30 PM July 3–4.

Flip through photos of the original production below:

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The cast will be led by Kyle Scatliffe (The Color Purple, Les Misérables) in the central role of John Adams, with Carrie St. Louis (Wicked, Rock of Ages) as Abigail Adams, Kyle Timson as Benjamin Franklin, and Sam Hartley as Thomas Jefferson.

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