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.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.