1776


V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012
Patriotic padre: John Adams (Shawn Wayne King) makes his case to Congress.
Photo by Max Woltman

Performance Review

Wigged Out

Landmark Musicals animates Independence Day with song and dance

It takes a special kind of nerd to appreciate the joy that is 1776. One must be equal parts musical-theater geek, history buff and lover of all things patently silly. If you’re the type that gets a kick out of seeing the Founding Fathers dancing around in funny wigs and singing whimsical songs about the Declaration of Independence, 1776 is a great pleasure.

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