NOTE: Due to the social gathering limitations outlined in Virginia’s phased reopening plan, as well as other circumstances beyond our control, this event has been cancelled. Thank you for your patience, support and understanding of our attention to the health and safety of our visitors, employees, and volunteers.
Revel in the revolutionary spirit of America’s Founding Fathers at Poplar Forest’s 8th-annual 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. View these events through the eyes of Ben (Franklin), Richard Henry (Lee), John (Adams) and Tom (Jefferson). Celebrate their brilliant contributions to our country’s history. Bring a picnic dinner, a blanket or chairs, and friends and family for an evening of theatre under the stars.
Tickets to 1776 are $17.76 for adults (ages 18+); $13 for students (ages 6—17) and college students (must show ID); and $4 for children (ages 5 and under).