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1776, the Concert Musical

June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017

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7:30 p.m. each evening

Theatre al fresco returns to Poplar Forest with our special presentation of 1776—the Tony Award-winning musical comedy by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence. Revel in the spirit of the Revolutionary era with Ben (Franklin), Richard Henry (Lee), John (Adams) and Tom (Jefferson); become acquainted with their personal foibles; and celebrate their brilliant contributions to our country’s history.

Ticket Details

  • $17.76 for adults (ages 18+)
  • $13 for youth and students (ages 6–17 or with college ID)
  • $4 for children (ages 5 and under)
  • Rain date: Sunday, July 2

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a picnic dinner, sample a selection of local libations from Peaks of Otter Winery and enjoy an evening of entertainment with family and friends on Jefferson’s south lawn. Reservations are suggested. Advance reservations are suggested. Tickets are available for purchase online or by calling the Museum Shop at 434.534.8120.


Do you need a program for our presentation of 1776? Click this link to download a PDF of the program?


June 30, 2017
July 1, 2017
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Poplar Forest
1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States
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