Saturday, June 25, 2022

Audience at POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE On Broadway React In Light Of Roe V. Wade Overturn

Last night, audiences reacted strongly to dialogue that states 'affordable safe reproductive healthcare is a basic human right'.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:51AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

Hilarity back on Broadway in POTUS by Cogency

In these trying times (do I sound like a politician yet?), we could all use a good laugh. Broadway isn’t always hospitable to farces, not since The Play That Goes Wrong opened in 2017 ha…

SOURCE: theculturalcritic.com at 07:07PM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Phylicia Rashad Wins Second Tony Award for Skeleton Crew by Lindsey Sullivan

Phylicia Rashad earned her second Tony Award for her performance in Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew. The win was announced at the 2022 Tony Awards ceremony on June 12 at Radio City Mus…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:24PM
Friday, June 10, 2022

AND THE WINNER IS… by Ron Fassler

Jaquel Spivey, John-Michael Lyles and James Jackson, Jr. at the first Broadway preview curtain call for “A Strange Loop” (Photo: Jeenah Moon for The New York Times).I’ve been handicap…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:00PM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Take Me Out Brings in Audiences During Final Weeks by Lindsey Sullivan

Play ball! Take Me Out, Richard Greenberg's play about baseball and unspoken prejudices is Tony-nominated for Best Play Revival and for stars Jesse Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Michae…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:12PM

Debbie Downer No More! Rachel Dratch on Tony Award Nomination for the 'Joy Bomb' POTUS by Broadway.com

Broadway's biggest night is just days away, and The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal is celebrating first-time Tony nominees. Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek sat down with Gir…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Monday, June 6, 2022

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Says Her Tony Nomination 'Wasn't Even on [Her] Dreamboard!'

One of the seven reasons that audiences are on their feet every night at the Shubert Theatre is Rachel Dratch, who is up for her very first Tony Award for her hysterical performance in POTU…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:58AM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW

Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, and Julianne Hough sat down with the women of The View to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The stars d…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:53PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Head to the Underworld to See André De Shields Before His Hadestown Departure by Lindsey Sullivan

With awards season in full swing, spring offerings like The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Six and Funny Girl continue to pack houses. Nevertheless, the long-running, Tony-winning musical Hadestown…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM

VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WENDY

Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:54PM

Julianne Hough is making moves — and a Broadway debut in ‘POTUS’ by Chuck Arnold

Before Julianne Hough even made her Broadway debut in the new political farce “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,” the 33-year-old dancer, ac…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:10AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ep207 – Rachel Dratch: Her Tony-Nominated Role in POTUS is no Debbie Downer by Automatic Episode Import

Rachel Dratch recently had her Broadway debut in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, a play by Selina Fillinger. With three decades of experience …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:00AM
Monday, May 23, 2022

Julianne Hough on Shattering Expectations in POTUS & Teaming Up with Darren Criss on Tony Night by Lindsey Sullivan

Julianne Hough has wowed musical theater fans with her talents on-screen in Dancing with the Stars, Burlesque, Footloose, Rock of Ages and Grease: Live. Now, she's making her Broadway debut …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:37PM
Friday, May 20, 2022

No Downer: Rachel Dratch Scores A Tony Nomination For Her Broadway Debut In ‘POTUS’ – Deadline Tony Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

When Rachel Dratch makes her entrance in the Broadway, all-female ensemble farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, audiences respond with an ent…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:00PM
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Potus **** by Barry Gordin

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive By: Paulanne Simmons May 20. 2022: POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Hi…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:19AM
Friday, May 13, 2022

VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan

Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Du…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:36PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Darren Criss & Julianne Hough to Host The Tony Awards: Act One on Paramount+ by Broadway.com

Emmy winners Darren Criss, who stars in American Buffalo and Julianne Hough, is in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, will co-host official To…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12AM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

POTUS Unveils Exclusive T-Shirt With All Proceeds Going to Women-Led Advocacy Organizations

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Selina Fillinger’s modern farce directed by 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman now playing The Shubert T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:50PM
Monday, May 9, 2022

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 05/07/22 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Red carpet roundup! T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:24AM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

VIDEO: Go Inside POTUS With CBS SUNDAY MORNING

The cast and creative team of Broadway's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk with correspondent Rita Br…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:16PM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of POTUS on Broadway!

Earlier this week, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

‘POTUS’ reviews: New Broadway farce a ‘whizbang’ comedy with impressive cast by David Buchanan

In politics – and Broadway’s Tony Awards season – timing is everything. New play “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,” knows that extrao…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 07:00PM

POTUS by Jk Clarke

By Samuel L. Leiter . . .  The rock music blasts, the curtain rises, and the race (I mean show) is on at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. We’re watching Selina Fillinger’s political farce,…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:30AM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Celebrate Awards Season with The Broadway Show's Red Carpet Roundup & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater awards season is in full swing! The cut-off date for Tony eligibility is May 4, which means all of the new spring offerings are officially open. Tony nominations come out on May 9, a…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:33PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Photos: Inside POTUS' Opening Night Starry Blue Carpet Arrivals

 Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:28PM

Photos: POTUS Cast Walks the Blue Carpet for Opening Gala Celebration

Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:25PM

Photos: POTUS Cast Takes Bows for Opening Night Gala Celebration

Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:29AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Laughs: Here's a First Look at POTUS on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive has officially opened on Broadway, and now there are photos of the …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:42PM

‘POTUS’ Review: A Rollicking New Broadway Farce About the Women Behind the Idiot in the White House by Gordon Cox

I am woman, hear me roar — with laughter, at “POTUS: or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,” playwright Selina Fillinger’s delicious feminist farce …

SOURCE: Variety at 12:43PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Review Roundup: POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE- Updating Live!

Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, officially opens…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:02PM

‘POTUS’ Broadway Review: Julie White, Rachel Dratch, Julianne Hough & All-Star Cast Corral Chaos In New Political Farce by Greg Evans

Like some strange brew blend of VEEP, Noises Off and one of the late Charles Ludlam’s outrageously vulgar (and still sorely missed) Ridiculous Theatrical Company follies, Selina Fillinger…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:00PM