THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating 1776 With Performances from Broadway, Film, Betty Buckley and Cher (Video)
16 Mar 2013
Sherman Edwards' Tony Award-winning musical 1776, about the signing of the Declaration of Independence, began Broadway previews March 16, 1969, at the 46th Street Theatre, now known as the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
Playbill is marking the special date with a handful of videos from Broadway, the film, various regional productions and a few starry surprises.
The 1997 Broadway revival performs at the Tony Awards.
Deaf West’s production of SPRING AWAKENING floored the critics when it premiered in California, prompting the Los Angeles Times to write, "It's hard to enumerate all the ways in which Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING is so very, very good." Now this unapologetically brilliant new production is coming to New York.