“I’ve never had a greater or more satisfying stage experience in my entire career.” – Neil LaBute
As we approach another election, it’s a good time to survey how dramatists have imagined the Commander-in-Chief, because no matter who wins in November, he’ll likely find himself in a play soon enough.
That’s the kind of story, in fact, that could become the basis of a play.
As early as the 1930s, there were attempts to record the scores to Broadway shows. But technology made distributing those recordings in any reasonable way something of a challenge.
Nostalgia has always been a powerful force in the theater – and right now, it’s stronger than ever.
“We decided we were doing Waa-Mu. No matter what.”