Kerry Butler to Play Hillary Clinton in Clinton the Musical Off-Broadway

first_img Butler received a Tony nod for Xanadu. Her additional Broadway credits include Catch Me If You Can, The Best Man, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, Rock of Ages and Beauty and the Beast. Last year, she appeared in Under My Skin off-Broadway. The tuner premiered in 2012 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it was nominated for Best Musical. It went on to transfer to London’s King’s Head Theatre in 2013. It celebrated an acclaimed run at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Show Closed This production ended its run on June 21, 2015 View Comments Kerry as Clinton? Ugh, this is confusing. Tony nominee Kerry Butler will star in the previously announced off-Broadway return of Clinton the Musical as former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton. Tickets are now available to performances, which will begin on March 25 (a day earlier than previously reported) at New World Stages, where it will open officially on April 9. Dan Knechtges will direct the musical, which features a book by Michael Hodge and Paul Hodge and a score by Paul Hodge.center_img Related Shows Clinton The Musical explores the two very different sides of the 42nd President of the United States: “WJ,” the wholesome, intelligent one, and “Billy,” the randy, charming one. With Hillary (Rodham) Clinton at their side, the two will handle issues from The White House to Whitewater, the sax to the sex, social security to social climbers, and in the process make history. Maybe. Clinton the Musicallast_img read more

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