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  1776 at Skokie Theatre


Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave Skokie

1776 is the Broadway version of the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. A brilliant imagining of American history, this grand tale brings humor and humanity to the account of the 2nd Continental Congress and how the fate of nations was decided.

Thru - Jul 21, 2019

Price: $45

Show Type: Musical

Box Office: 847-677-7761

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Chicago On Stage - Recommended

"...Still, the whole point of 1776 is to commemorate Independence Day while simultaneously humanizing the characters of the Founding Fathers instead of merely placing them on a pedestal. Watching them struggle with the very real issues, not all of which are political, that face them as they attempt to craft the document that will enable a new country to be born is like watching our history come alive. The play doesnít strive to be deep or metaphorical at all; it simply wants to recreate perhaps the key moment in American history: the quest for freedom. As we limp through yet another year in which many of our freedoms are under fire, itís well worth remembering why the USA exists in the first place."
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Karen Topham

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