POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Tickets
About POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
Get ready, Washington, D.C.! The uproarious Broadway hit, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, takes office at Arena Stage this fall. After a triumphant debut on Broadway, this sidesplitting play by Selina Fillinger is set to take the nation's capital by storm just as another election cycle gets underway. Get POTUS tickets here on Goldstar!
POTUS follows the story of a fictional, not-so-bright Commander-in-Chief and the seven incredible women who find themselves scrambling to keep the country afloat after he makes a public blunder. Filled with witty banter, political jabs, and unexpected twists, POTUS guarantees an evening of laughter and insight into the world of politics. Critics raved about its brilliance, with Entertainment Weekly giving it a "Grade A!" and promising non-stop laughter.
Don’t miss Selina Fillinger's Tony Award-nominated play at the Arena Stage. Get your tickets to POTUS in D.C. today!
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive opened on Broadway in 2022. Susan Stroman directed, and the cast included Lilli Cooper, Lea DeLaria, Rachel Dratch, Julianne Hough, Suzy Nakamura, Julie White, and Vanessa Williams. The production earned three Tony Award nominations, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role for Rachel Dratch and Julie White and Best Scenic Design of a Play for Beowulf Boritt.
- Meet the creative team. This production is directed by Margot Bordelon, who is known for directing comedic works featuring strong-willed women. Her credits include Wives by Jaclyn Backhaus and peerless by Jiehae Park.
- See what critics are saying. Of the Broadway show, The New York Times wrote, “POTUS lets us experience the double-bind of exceptional women unmediated by the men who depend on their complicity.” Queerty described the show as “an episode of Veep put through a Saturday Night Live blender and turned into a blue slushy.”
- Get to know Arena Stage. The company, founded in 1950 by Zelda Fichandler, Thomas Kichandler, and Edward Mangum, was one of the first non-profit theatre companies in the U.S. Arena Stage reimagines classics and produces new works that reflect the diversity of the country.