Watch Now: The Cast of POTUS on Bringing Rapturous Laughter to Broadway

The star-studded cast of POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive has audiences laughing nightly at the Shubert Theatre. The hilarious company stopped by CBS Sunday Morning to talk about bringing this play to the Broadway crowds.

POTUS features an all-star cast of women, including Tony Award nominee Lilli Cooper (TootsieThe Good Fight) as Chris, Screen Actors Guild Award winner Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New BlackThe Rocky Horror Show) as Bernadette, SNL comedy legend Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night LiveWine Country) in her Broadway debut as Stephanie, Emmy Award winner Julianne Hough (Footloose, Safe Haven, Dancing with the Stars) in her Broadway debut as Dusty, actress and comedian Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken, Horrible Bosses 2Avenue 5) in her Broadway debut as Jean, Tony Award winner Julie White (The Little Dog LaughedNurse JackieTransformers) as Harriet, and Grammy, Emmy & Tony Award nominee Vanessa Williams (Into the Woods, Ugly BettyDesperate Housewives) as Margaret. The cast also includes Anita Abdinezhad (Persian Pod), Gisela Chípe (Manifest), Jennifer Fouché (Chicken & Biscuits), and Lisa Helmi Johanson (Avenue Q) as standbys.

“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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