Farragut North: Drama of Political Intrigue from Zeitgeist Stage Company
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The last date listed for Farragut North was Saturday May 22, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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A compelling, contemporary play by Irish-American playwright Ronan Noone, Brendan centers around a… More
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Focusis on national presidential campaigns from the viewpoint of the candidates battle-hardened and smarmy staff.While Act I is a
bit dull,after the intermission the histrionics begin with the key characters
triple-crossing one another,spewing...continued
Dirty tricks, questionable journalism, sex with interns – all the things that make American politics great are on display in Farragut North, the ultimate political power play. Set during a close presidential race on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, a young press secretary’s perceived invincibility is shattered as he falls prey to backroom politics, manipulation from campaign veterans, and the wiles of a seductive young intern. With quick-witted banter and an inside look into the unique beast called the American Political Machine, Farragut North is a timely tale of hubris, loyalty and the lust for power.