POTUS Moves Up Broadway Opening to April 27

The producers 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, have announced the production will move up its press opening to the matinee of Wednesday, April 27, 2022, joining the 2021-2022 Broadway Season. With this shift in dates, POTUS will now be eligible for this year’s Tony Awards ceremony.

“After watching these hilarious and brilliant women of POTUS light up the rehearsal room, we’ve made the decision to move our opening up to April 27 so that this extraordinary world premiere will be in front of audiences and critics this season,” said the producers in a statement. “This spring is a moment of rebuilding and revitalization for our industry, and we can’t wait for our cast and creative team of dynamic women to join the 2021-22 season.”

A special gala celebration will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022. The play’s inaugural preview performance remains set for Thursday, April 14, for a limited Broadway engagement through Sunday, August 14 at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). POTUS is produced on Broadway by Tony Award winner Seaview, Academy Award nominee Lynette Howell Taylor, Olivier Award-winning Glass Half Full Productions, and Tony Award-winning entertainment company Level Forward.

One four-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 risk life, liberty, and the pursuit of sanity to keep the commander-in-chief out of trouble.

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