The Cast

Meet the cast of "The American Revolution". They come from all over the world. Some of them are from right here in Philadelphia. Find out their favorite part about the history.

Terrill Braswell

Hometown: Essex County, NJ

What I Love About The American Revolution: I like that it led to American being a stand alone nation, a goal which took a lot of courage to achieve.

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Kelly Conrad

Hometown: Ramstein, Germany

What I Love About The American Revolution: For me, the events of the American Revolution remind me of a famous quote, ‘There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.

Alicia Crosby

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

What I Love About The American Revolution: I am intrigued by the fact that Congress (in those days) actually sought to ban theatre for being unpatriotic during the Revolution.

Rasell Holt

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

What I Love About The American Revolution: I love the rich history, there's still so much that's news to me when I look back at it, especially viewing it through differing perspectives.

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Glenn Kraft

Hometown: Bucks County, PA

What I Love About The American Revolution: It is just so amazing to think that farmers and non-combatants were able to win a war against a much stronger nation; it just goes to show that you can do anything you put your mind to.

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Mackenzie Possage

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

What I Love About The American Revolution: It turns out that both the American and the British soldiers had the color red in their uniforms, so the term ‘redcoat’ could actually refer to either side.

James Mercer

Hometown: Lower Bucks County, PA

What I Love About The American Revolution: My favorite thing is that spirit -- a spirit that will hopefully always sing proud -- refusing to let a tyrant stop progress.

Name: Aja Singletary Hometown: Philadelphia, PA What I Love About The American Revolution: “I found out Martha Washington did not go to her husband's presidential inauguration! She's an adamant woman in my mind.”

Aja Singletary

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

What I Love About The American Revolution: I found out Martha Washington did not go to her husband's presidential inauguration! She's an adamant woman in my mind.

Caroline M. Watson

Hometown: Dallas, TX

What I Love About The American Revolution: I am most interested in the role of Quakers and pacifists during the revolution and the affects of wartime on their religious tenant