1776 (Broadway, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 1969) | Playbill




The founding fathers come alive in this classic American musical. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson fight for independence against a deadlocked Continental Congress in a retelling filled with humor, romance, pathos, and nail-biting tension.

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Drama Desk Award
1969 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1969 Outstanding Book of a Musical Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1969 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1969 Composer and Lyricist Winner
Theatre World Awards
1969 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1969 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1969 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1969 Best Direction of a Musical Winner
1969 Musical Winner
1969 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner

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