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Broadway First Dates: Kate Baldwin and Graham Rowat

Find out how Martha Jefferson and Richard Henry Lee fell in love during 1776.

Kate Baldwin and Graham Rowat met doing 1776 in Washington, DC. Baldwin was playing Martha Jefferson; Rowat took on the role of Richard Henry Lee. Neither expected to fall in love — but Baldwin had her eyes on her future husband from the second she saw him in rehearsal. While neither of them knew what to expect, they heeded the advice of the great Danny Burstein and took the leap. The rest is history.