1776 is a musical that dramatizes the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues in the Second Continental Congress to vote for American independence and to sign the Declaration of Independence.


The show is set in the hot summer of 1776, and the story is based on the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration, blending humor and drama in equal measure.

The musical delves into the personal and political conflicts faced by the men who would become the Founding Fathers of the United States.

About the show

Songs from 1776

  1. Overture
  2. Sit Down, John
  3. Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve
  4. Till Then
  5. The Lees of Old Virginia
  6. But, Mr. Adams
  7. Yours, Yours, Yours
  8. He Plays the Violin
  9. Cool, Cool, Considerate Men
  10. Momma Look Sharp
  11. The Egg
  12. Molasses to Rum
  13. Is Anybody There?
  14. Finale