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Hillary and Clinton - 2019 - Broadway

Behind closed doors in the state of New Hampshire during the early days of 2008, a former First Lady named Hillary is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill, sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. If any of this sounds familiar, don't be fooled; in a universe of infinite possibilities, anything that can happen, will.

In Hillary and Clinton, Lucas Hnath examines the politics of marriage, gender roles, and the limitations of experience and inevitability in this profoundly timely look at an American dynasty in crisis.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, no intermission

John Golden Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
252 West 45th St. Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For Hillary and Clinton


Hillary and Clinton - TimeOut NY
Like Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2, this play is also a protrait of a complicated marriage, loving but not fully satisfying, and of a woman's attempts to define herself beyond it; her agitation is adeptly contrasted with Bill's wounded slickness and the smooth confidence of her primary opponent, Barack Obama (Peter Francis James). Directed firmly and dryly by Joe Mantello, Hillary and Clinton is cogent, snappy and perceptive about political and emotional realities. Much of the ground it covers might seem old to those who follow the news, but the play has now, as it could not have had in 2016, a looming sense of tragedy. Its final line, a shiv to the gut, sends you out hurting into the universe, outside the theater, where we somehow find ourselves now.

Broadway Review: Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow in ‘Hillary and Clinton’ - Variety
If anyone could play Hillary Clinton, it's Laurie Metcalf - and here she is, in Lucas Hnath's "Hillary and Clinton," giving a performance that feels painfully honest and true. And if anyone could capture Bill Clinton's feckless but irresistible charm, that would be John Lithgow - and here he is, too. Who better to work with these actors, sounding the depths of these iconic figures, than director Joe Mantello, who is also on deck.


 

Hillary and Clinton Broadway Cast



 

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by Julie Musbach - June 17, 2019
The Broadway production of Hillary and Clinton, a new play by Tony Award nomineeLucas Hnath, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 23. Hillary and Clinton began previews on March 16, 2019, and opened to critical acclaim on April 18, 2019, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). At the time of its closing, it will have played 37 preview performances and 77 regular performances.
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2019
On Wednesday night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,' John Lithgow was a guest on the show to talk about his Broadway show, 'Hillary and Clinton,' and his film 'The Tomorrow Man.'
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019
On Monday night, John Lithgow was a guest on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Broadway show, Hillary and Clinton, and to discuss his dramatic film The Tomorrow Man.  During the interview, Lithgow reveals how he fell in love with wearing shorts similar to former President Bill Clinton's infamous activewear for the play.
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2019
Laurie Metcalf was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about the Broadway show she stars in, 'Hillary and Clinton.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019
Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton, will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Hillary and Clinton stars Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, featuring Zak Orth and Peter Francis James. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, Hillary and Clinton began performances at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) on March 16, 2019, ahead of opening to critical acclaim on April 18, 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - April 27, 2019
This season, Hillary Clinton is hitting the Broadway stage for the first time ever, played by none other than the great Laurie Metcalf, in Douglas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton.
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 25, 2019
This morning, Laurie Metcalf was a guest on TODAY to talk about starring in 'Hillary and Clinton' on Broadway.
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 19, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opened last night, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! See our coverage from the red carpet below!
by Michael Dale - April 19, 2019
'If the universe is infinite,' Laurie Metcalf, playing Laurie Metcalf, explains to the audience at the outset of Lucas Hnath's sharp and funny bit of political fan fiction, Hillary and Clinton, 'then that means that everything that happens in it happens many times, over and over, and that that means there are an infinite number of planet earths.'
by Jennifer Broski - April 19, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opened last night, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! Check out the photos below!
by Review Roundups - April 18, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opens tonight, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. The new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, stars award-winning actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Completing the cast are Zak Orth and Peter Francis James.
by Nicole Rosky - April 18, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opens tonight, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. The new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, stars award-winning actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Completing the cast are Zak Orth and Peter Francis James.
by Stage Tube - April 17, 2019
Last night, Laurie Metcalf was a guest on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' to talk about starring in 'Hillary and Clinton' on Broadway.
by Stage Tube - April 4, 2019
John Lithgow, who is currently starring on Broadway in 'Hillary and Clinton,' was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.' During the interview, Lithgow discusses the play, to which the Clintons have been invited, but haven't yet RSVPed.