Thomas Jefferson, Abigail Adams and John Adams will come to life in a stage play at The Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg this weekend. (Courtesy of The Kimball Theatre / July 3, 2014)

"Jefferson & Adams" explores the turbulent 52-year relationship between two celebrated Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Written by Howard Ginsberg, the play takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday through Monday July 5-7 at Colonial Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre. This production features the original cast, including character historian Bill Barker as Jefferson, Sam Goodyear as Adams, and CW actress Abigail Schumann as Abigail Adams. "Jefferson & Adams" looks at the compelling political debates and passionate personal beliefs of these two men that helped shape America and who died on the same day — July 4, 1826 — exactly 50 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Tickets: $14 adults; $10 seniors and students. Get advance tickets at 1-800-HISTORY. Information: 757-565-8588 or kimballtheatre.com.