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Performances on Bannerman Island: 1776 in Concert

Bannerman Castle Trust
Event organized by Bannerman Castle Trust

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Don't miss Broadway veterans Craig Schulman and Kelly Ellenwood in 1776, the prize-winning musical, on Bannerman Island! Based on the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 1776 is a funny, insightful and compelling drama with a striking score and legendary book.

The seminal event in American history blazes to vivid life in this most unconventional of Broadway hits. 1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, uncertain, irritable, charming, often petty and ultimately noble figures, determined to do the right thing for a fledgling nation.

It's the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to declare independence... if only our founding fathers can agree to do it! 1776 follows John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson of Virginia as they attempt to convince the members of the Second Continental Congress to vote for independence from the shackles of the British monarchy by signing the Declaration of Independence.

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