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Yes, I would like to see this. Sounds interesting. Not sure this is one the Clintons will be hitting, but you never know!

 


Set during the 2008 Democratic primaries, the play about the complex workings of a marriage reunites Metcalf with producer Scott Rudin and playwright Lucas Hnath, whose ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ won the actress her first Tony.

Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, both two-time Tony Award winners, will team up on Broadway to play the power couple who have been a prominent part of the American political landscape for the past quarter-century in Hillary and Clinton.

The play by Lucas Hnath is a four-hander set in New Hampshire during the 2008 Democratic primaries, as Hillary Rodham Clinton, her chief strategist Mark J. Penn and her husband Bill Clinton butt heads over whether bringing in the former president will be a liability or an asset in HRC’s troubled campaign to secure the nomination for a White House run. Her opponent, Barack Obama, is the play’s unnamed fourth character, referred to only as “The Other Guy.”

Rising-star playwright Hnath made his Broadway debut in 2017 with A Doll’s House, Part 2, which has gone on to become the most-produced play of the current theater season in America. The witty response to Ibsen won Metcalf the first of two consecutive Tonys, for lead actress in a play. She followed with a featured actress win this year for Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women. Both those plays were presented on Broadway by Scott Rudin, who also is producing Hillary and Clinton.

Joe Mantello — another two-time Tony winner, who directed Three Tall Women and this summer’s hit revival of The Boys in the Band, on which Rudin also was a producer — will stage Hillary and Clinton.

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The Clintons did check in at the Christine Aguilera concert on Wednesday night.

 


Finally this from the cast of Murphy Brown.

 

finance.yahoo.com

Hillary Clinton’s emotional cameo on Murphy Brown [Video]

George BackProducer, Yahoo Entertainment

Murphy Brown stars Candice Bergen and Faith Ford sat down with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happen Live, where they discussed the recent season premiere and Hillary Clinton’s surprise cameo.

While Clinton got a lot of laughs on camera, both actresses said that things were different off camera. “When she first came on the set, I, of course, started tearing up, and I saw another couple of women on the set tearing up,” said Bergen. “It was very emotional.”

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