TODD MCNEEL, JR. (Joseph Hewes/Ensemble, AGMA) will make his New Rep debut with this production of 1776. Recent credits include Prince Populescu (Countess Maritza), Frank (Coal Creek), George/Cephus/Will (Brother Nat: Concert Opera), Booker T. Washington (Ragtime), Krogstad (A Doll’s House: A New Opera), Gideon March/Dashwood (Little Women), and General Boom (Bremen Town Musicians), Mikado (The Mikado). McNeel won the Emerging Talent Award at the Kurt Weill/Lotte Lenya Competition and is a member of the American Spiritual Ensemble. He holds a BA in Mass and Speech Communication from Ouachita Baptist University, a Graduate Studies Diploma in Communication Management from Emerson College, and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Opera from the Longy School of Music. Originally from Grand Prairie, Texas, he now resides in Somerville, MA.