June 29 - July 1, July 4-8, 2012


John Hancock : Steve Hassinger
Dr. Josiah Bartlett : Scott Mackison
John Adams : Layne Zeiner
Stephen Hopkins : Randy Riggleman
Roger Sherman : Josh Harner
Lewis Morris : Rick Hart
Robert Livingston : Jeff Ottens
Rev. Jonathan Witherspoon : Jim Strickler
Benjamin Franklin : James Landis
John Dickenson : Preston Schleffler
James Wilson : Alex Flattery
Caesar Rodney : Dale P. Boyer
Col. Thomas McKean : Dale A. Boyer
George Read : Kevin Jones
Samuel Chase : Dylan Johnson
Richard Henry Lee : Bruce Weaver
Thomas Jefferson : Asher Johnson
Joseph Hewes : Cody Page
Edward Rutledge : Philip Narsh
Dr. Lyman Hall : Nick Baker
Charles Thompson : Andrew Grant
Andrew McNair : Kevin Conti
Abigail Adams : Sharon Boyer
Martha Jefferson : Jordyn McCrady
Leather Apron/Painter : Nick Roden
Courier : John Fleming


Director : Jim Johnson
Vocal Music Director : Pat Enos
Orchestra Director : Jason Spickler
Additional Choreography : Cody Page, Cari Walker
Rehearsal Pianist : Sydney Kyler
Set Design : Bob Brinser
Set Construction : Dale Boyer, Scott Mackison
Stage Manager : Cari Walker
Lighting Design : Jim Shomo
Costume Design : Brenda Fleming, Jacquee Johnson
Properties : Liz Boyer
House Manager : Heather Swartz
Box Office Manager : Linda Boozer, Amy Hoffman


Conductor : Jason Spickler
Violin : Courtney Durlin / Stacey Burwick / Sharon Jones
Flute : Lydia Klinger
Clarinet : Christine Severin
Trumpet : Phil Sweger
Horn : Liz Boyer
Trombone : Parker Kenyon / J. D. McKelvey
Bass : Joe Scheafer
Harpsichord/Piano : Sydney Kyler
Percussion : Ted Best


Book by Peter Stone
Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards

The seminal event in American history blazes to vivid life in this most unconventional of Broadway hits. 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 Richard Henry Lee 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.

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.

* The Susquehanna Stage Co.'s production of 1776 is performed through special arrangement with, and all materials provided by, Music Theater International

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