1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Original Broadway Production (1976)

Production Info

Previews: April 22, 1976 (13 prev.)
Opening May 4, 1976
Closing: May 8, 1976
Length of Run: 7 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Direction and Staging
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Choreography

Cast

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The President
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The President's Wife
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Lud
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Seena
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Little Lud
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Coley (The Staff)
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Cockburn (The British)
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James Hoban
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Secretary of the Senate
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The Stage Manager

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • [Overture .... Orchestra]
  • Rehearse! .... The President, the First Lady, Lud, Seena and Entire Company
  • If I Was a Dove .... Little Lud
  • On Ten Square Miles by the Potomac River .... Washington and Delegates
  • Welcome Home Miz Adams .... Henry, Rachel and Staff
  • Take Care of This House .... John and Abigail Adams, Little Lud and Staff
  • The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March .... Jefferson, Little Lud and Guests
  • Seena .... Lud
  • Sonatina (The British) .... Admiral Cockburn, Officers and Clitzens
    • Allegro con brio
    • Tempo di menuetto (including an authentic harmonization of "To Anacreon in Heav'n" (1974) later known as "The Star Bangled Banner")
    • Rondo
  • Lud's Wedding
    • I Love My Wife .... Lud, Seena and Staff
  • Auctions .... Auctioneer and Buyers
  • The Little White Lie .... James and Eliza Monroe
  • We Must Have a Ball .... Buchanan
  • The Ball .... Entire Company

Act Two

  • [Entr'acte .... Orchestra]
  • Forty Acres and a Mule .... The Staff
  • Bright and Black .... Seena and Staff
  • Duet for One (First Lady of the Land) .... Julia Grant, Lucy Hayes and Ensemble
  • The Robber-Baron Minstrel Parade .... The Minstrels
  • Pity the Poor .... The Minstrels
  • The Red, White and Blues .... The Minstrels
  • Rehearse! .... Entire Company

Additional Musical Numbers Lists

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Trivia & History

According to some online sources, the date of the first Broadway preview was April 21, 1976. That is incorrect. The first Broadway preview was on April 22.

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Production Info

Previews: April 22, 1976 (13 prev.)
Opening May 4, 1976
Closing: May 8, 1976
Length of Run: 7 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

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Audio Recordings

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