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Diane Paulus To Direct '1776' Revival

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical 1776, book by Peter Stone, music & lyrics by Sherman Edwards, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus. Broadway performances will begin Spring 2021 at the American Airlines Theatre.

"This is an exciting opportunity for us at Roundabout, to bring this beloved musical back to the Broadway stage in partnership with our colleagues at the A.R.T. I have enormous respect for Diane Paulus and very much look forward to collaborating with her on1776, which is an important part of Roundabout’s musical history on Broadway,” said Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO of Roundabout Theatre Company.

Roundabout Theatre Company revisits this classic musical following their 1998 Tony-nominated revival of1776, directed by Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis. Casting and further production details to be announced at a later date.

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