The Spirit of ’76

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Deconstructing the (absurd) anti-suffragette play from the turn of the 20th century, The Spirit of ’76, The Agency’s world premiere comedy explodes gender, American sexual mores and politics.

Written by Huck Poe
Directed by Anna Lucero, Sara Faye Richmond, and Andrew Gallant

Featuring:
Chanelle Bell, Olivia Doherty, Cindy Henkin, Creig Holm, Kate Jacobsen, Janet Magnuson, Mark Mocarski, Carter Petray, Andy Polacek, Tashina Richardson, Adam Schulmerich, Jack Schultz, Emily Sharp, Tim Touhy, Danielle Trudeau, and Ethan Walles.

Design/Crew:
Ellie Humphrys (Lighting Design), Kate Jacobsen (Costume Design), Griffin Rhyne (Stage Manager), and Sara Faye Richmond (Property Design)

Praise for The Spirit of ’76:
“This politically charged satire from the Agency Theater Collective feels especially timely…Adam Schulmerich is perfect as a perfectly tyrannical train wreck.” — Marissa Oberlander, Chicago Reader