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One 4-letter word is about to rock 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When the President unwittingly spins a PR nightmare into a global crisis, the seven brilliant and beleaguered women he relies upon most will risk life, liberty, and the pursuit of sanity to keep the Commander in Chief out of trouble.



Directed by five-time Tony Award® winner Susan Stroman, POTUS is an uproarious Broadway debut by playwright Selina Fillinger. Lilli Cooper, Lea DeLaria, Rachel Dratch, Julianne Hough, Suzy Nakamura, Julie White and Vanessa Williams star in this riotous comedy about the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world.

Running Time:

One hour and 45 minutes, with one intermission

Schedule:

Tuesdays: 7 p.m.

Wednesdays: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Thursdays: 7 p.m.

Fridays: 8 p.m.

Saturdays: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sundays: 3 p.m.

Shubert Theatre (Broadway)


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Featured Reviews For POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive


POTUS Broadway Review - New York Theater
If there is a stand-out among these stand-outs, it is probably Julianne Hough as Dusty, whom we first see vomiting blue slushies in the White House bathroom, because she's pregnant...with the president's baby. If Dusty appears to be a stereotypical bimbo, no more capable of having a coherent thought than the flax she grows on a farm in Iowa, little by little we learn that she's extraordinary in a whole host of ways, some of which (but far from all of which) are X-rated. (She's where the ass play comes into play, and that's all I'll say.) Hough, who among her other accomplishments was a two-time champion of "Dancing with the Stars," does triple duty in "POTUS" - at one point, rapping while she plays her body like a drum; at another, leading the rest of the ladies in two different song and dance numbers, which are in the play because....well, why not. Besides, Susan Stroman, four-time Tony winner for choreography (and once for direction), is the director, so why not give her something to do besides stage these characters standing around spouting vulgarities in the different elegant rooms of the White House that spin around on designer Beowulf Boritt's turntable set.

Review: In a Gleeful ‘POTUS,’ White House Enablers Gone Wild - The New York Times
That physical humor is not always expertly rendered. (Dratch does it wonderfully, but the fight choreography is unconvincing.) And the turntable set (by Beowulf Boritt) that efficiently rotates the early action from room to room, like a White House Lazy Susan, seems by the second act to be spinning of its own accord, signifying hysteria but not giving us much chance to absorb it. (The sitcom bright lighting is by Sonoyo Nishikawa.) As the women move from cleaning up men's messes to making messes of their own, you may feel some of the air, or perhaps the milk, leaking out of the comedy.


 

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - August 2, 2022
The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, will be filmed for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. 
by Bruce Glikas - July 8, 2022
Hillary Clinton, Maya Rudolph, and more special guests visited POTUS on Broadway last night, July 7. BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of the guests with the POTUS cast. Check out the photos here!
by Stephi Wild - July 7, 2022
Hillary Clinton stopped by POTUS on Broadway last night, and we've got video of her arriving and taking her seat!
by Grace Cutler - June 25, 2022
Last night, audiences reacted strongly to dialogue that states 'affordable safe reproductive healthcare is a basic human right'.
by Bruce Glikas - June 24, 2022
Julie White recently received a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, she was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from POTUS.
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022
Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, and Julianne Hough sat down with the women of The View to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The stars discussed the inspiration behind the play, the timeless issues explored in the show, and more.
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022
Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. DeLaria spoke on her character in the show and celebrating her 64th birthday with Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch.
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022
Rachel Dratch sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show last night to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS. During the interview, Dratch discussed her recent Tony nomination for the play, taking her son to her show, and how SNL prepared her for her Broadway debut.
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022
Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. During the interview, Hough discussed the rap that she performs in the play, giving a sneak peek at what audiences can expect.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Selina Fillinger’s modern farce directed by 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman now playing The Shubert Theatre, has unveiled an exclusive T-shirt, where all proceeds go to women-led advocacy organizations. 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
The cast and creative team of Broadway's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk with correspondent Rita Braver.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2022
Earlier this week, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and we're taking you inside the festivities!
by Bruce Glikas - May 2, 2022
Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre and BWW was there for the special day and you can check out photos from the blue carpet arrivals!
by Bruce Glikas - May 2, 2022
Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos of the cast on the red carpet below!
by Bruce Glikas - May 2, 2022
Just yesterday, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos from the curtain call below!
by Review Roundups - April 27, 2022
Read reviews of Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman.
by Nicole Rosky - April 27, 2022
Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, officially opens today at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 25, 2022
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, has announced a celebratory, free event with cast members Lilli Cooper, Lea DeLaria, Julie White, Suzy Nakumara, Gisela Chipe, and Partners set for Wednesday, April 27 at Noon in Times Square’s Father Duffy Square - 7th Avenue between 46th & 47th Streets.

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POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Frequently Asked Questions

How long has POTUS been running on Broadway?
POTUS opened at the on Wednesday Apr 27, 2022 and has now been running for 0 month.

What other productions of POTUS have their been?
POTUS has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2022.

What theatre is POTUS playing on Broadway?
POTUS is playing at the , which is located at .

What productions of POTUS have their been?
POTUS has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2022.

What Tony Awards has POTUS been nominated for?
Best Scenic Design of a Play for Beowulf Boritt.

What awards has POTUS been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Rachel DratchDistinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Julie White and Outstanding Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) for POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.

How long has POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive been running on Broadway?
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive opened at the Shubert Theatre (Broadway) on Wednesday Apr 27, 2022 and has now been running for 3 months.

What productions of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive have their been?
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2022.

What Tony Awards has POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive been nominated for?
Best Scenic Design of a Play for Beowulf Boritt.

What awards has POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Rachel DratchDistinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Julie White and Outstanding Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) for POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.

What theatre is POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive playing on Broadway?
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive is playing at the Shubert Theatre (Broadway), which is located at 225 West 44th St. New York.

Does POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive on Broadway have a daily lottery?

Price: $39.00 plus $4 in fees
When: The lottery will open at 12 AM on the day before the performance closing at 3 PM the day before the performance. Additional drawings may be added from time to time and the timing of these drawings may vary. Winners have six hours to claim tickets. 
Where: https://potusbway.com/lottery
Limit: Two per customer
Restrictions: Subject to availability. Seats might be partial view. Every effort will be made to seat winning tickets together, but pairs might be split up due to availability. 


What productions of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive have there been?
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 2022.