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SELINA FILLINGER is an LA-based playwright and actor. Her play Something Clean, originally commissioned by Sideshow Theatre’s Freshness Initiative, had its world premiere at Roundabout Underground in New York, and is the 2019 recipient of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award. Other plays include Faceless (Northlight Theatre premiere, Jeff Award-nominated; Zeitgeist Theatre; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Park Theatre in London) and The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped Plays (Available Light’s Next Stage Initiative; Alley All New Festival; Theatre Three).
Cinched/Strapped is the 2019 recipient of Williamstown Theatre Festival’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award. Her farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive is on the 2019 Kilroys List. Current commissions include Roundabout Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Williamstown. Selina was a Hawthornden Fellow and resident at the Sallie B. Goodman Artist’s Retreat at McCarter Theatre Center. She is a 2016 graduate of Northwestern University, where she studied playwriting under Laura Schellhardt.

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Review: Feminist Farce 'POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE' is a Joyful Rollercoaster of Hilarity While Asking Real Questions

'POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dubmass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive' is described as a 'feminist farce', which I think is the best definition of this delectable piece. I stepped into the theater one moment, and boom! It was done, flying by, and what a joy it was.

Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams & Joshua Henry to Perform at New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala

Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams and Joshua Henry will perform at the New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala on Thursday, October 5, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.

Mad Horse Theatre Opens Their 38th Season With The Raucous Comedy, POTUS

Mad Horse Theatre Company opens their 38th season with the raucous comedy, POTUS, September 21 - October 15.

Arena Stage Reveals Cast for POTUS

Get the latest updates on the cast announcement for 'POTUS' at Arena Stage. Find out who will be performing in this highly-anticipated show. Don't miss your chance to see this exciting production.

Mad Horse Theatre Reveals 38th Season

The 2023 - 2024 season at Mad Horse Theatre Company is filled with lively, provocative, plays. Learn more about the lineup here!


Stages has announced its upcoming production of 'POTUS or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.'

Don't Miss POTUS at SpeakEasy Stage This September

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as POTUS takes the stage at SpeakEasy this September. Find out all the important details about the show, including dates and venue information. Don't miss your chance to witness the power of POTUS in this must-see performance.

Discover the Lineup for BLUEBARN Theatre's Season 35: *SPARK*

Get all the details on BLUEBARN Theatre's Season 35: *SPARK*. Find out what shows are coming up and when you can catch them at BLUEBARN Theatre. Discover the exciting lineup and plan your theater experiences today.

Kim Blanck, Stephanie Styles, Deirdre Lovejoy & More to Star in POTUS at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Get the scoop on the newly announced cast for POTUS at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Find out who will be taking the stage in this eagerly awaited production.

Cast Set for Chicago Premiere of POTUS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Don't miss the exciting premiere of POTUS at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago! Prepare to be blown away by the all-star cast and their captivating performance. Get the inside scoop on this highly anticipated production and secure your tickets now for an unforgettable night of theater.

Baltimore Theatre Influencer Announces Regional Theatre 'Trail' For Selina Fillinger's POTUS

Theatre writer and influencer Bekah Walsh has announced the POTUS Theatre Trail, a nationwide journey to attend regional productions of Selina Fillinger's critically acclaimed play, 'POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.'

Charlotte Conservatory Theatre to Present A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at the Mint Museum Randolph in August

Charlotte Conservatory Theatre will present A Doll's House, Part 2, its third full production and first at the Mint Museum Randolph's intimate performance space.

Crystal Dickinson, Chaundre Hall-Broomfield & More to Star in COVENANT at Roundabout Underground

Roundabout Theatre Company has revealed the complete cast for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Covenant by York Walker, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene.

David Rosenberg's WHAT ELSE IS TRUE? to be Presented at A.R.T./New York's Gural Theatre in August

Egg & Spoon Theatre Collective will present the world premiere of David Rosenberg’s What Else Is True?, a bittersweet comedy about the fuzzy line between youth and adulthood, set in the world of college improv.

Trustus Theatre Reveals 2023/24 Season Lineup

Trustus Theatre, the home for relevant, innovative, and inclusive theatrical works in Columbia, South Carolina, has announced its much-anticipated 39th season, aptly titled 'Elsewhere.' Learn more about the full season lineup here!

POTUS, 9 TO 5, and More Set For Virginia Repertory Theatre's 2023-24 Season

Virginia Repertory Theatre has announced the musicals, plays and special presentations for its 2023-2024 Signature Season at the November Theatre downtown, the Barksdale Season at Hanover Tavern, the Children’s Season at the Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education as well as the Theatre Gym studio space.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, POTUS, and More Set For Season 45 at Stage West

Stage West is excited to announce the lineup for its 45th season!   The new season will feature six shows, one of which will be a co-production. Four will be presented in the Evelyn Wheeler Swenson Theatre (“The Evie”), with two in the Jerry Russell Theatre.. It’s a unique mix of 1 musical and 5 plays, which range from an intriguing drama to a delight-inducing comedy-mystery to a much-loved classic. 

CATCO Changes Name To The Contemporary Theatre Of Ohio And Announces The 2023-24 Season

During their 2023-24 Season Announcement Reception last night, CATCO announced that it has changed its name to The Contemporary Theatre of Ohio.

BEAUTIFUL, POTUS, and More Set For The Segal Centre's 2023-2024 Theatre Season

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts launched their 2023-2024 Theatre season earlier today with a celebratory toast in their Lobby surrounded by Montreal theatre lovers. This stellar season of theatre brings two prestige shows that wowed audiences on Broadway and two groundswell Canadian hits that point to our country's vibrant future in the arts. These premium shows are happening in your own backyard at accessible prices.

West Coast Premiere of FAT HAM and More Set For Geffen Playhouse's 2023/24 Season

Geffen Playhouse has announced the seven productions that will make up the 2023/2024 season in its Gil Cates and Audrey Skirball Kenis Theaters. The season will feature the West Coast premiere of Fat Ham, which is now playing on Broadway. Learn more about the full season lineup here!


Selina Fillinger has written 1 shows including Something Clean (Playwright).

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