New Play Festival: POTUS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 at 7:00pm

Venue Berlind Rehearsal Room

When the President unwittingly spins a PR nightmare into a global crisis, the women he most relies upon risk their careers, families, and freedom to save the day. Fillinger’s female farce, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep him Alive, is a rowdy and irreverent look at sex and politics.

This reading is part of our 2019 LAB Spotlight New Play Festival.
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Selina Fillinger’s plays include Faceless (Northlight Theatre premiere, Joseph Jeff Award-nominated, Zeitgeist Theatre, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, and Park Theatre in London) and The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped (Available Light’s Next Stage Initiative, Alley All New Festival, Theatre Three). Her plays have been developed at plays have been developed at the Roundabout Theatre, Alley Theatre, St. Louis Repertory, and Northlight Theatre and she’s currently commissioned at South Coast Repertory Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Club. She was a Hawthornden Fellow and a resident at the Sallie B. Goodman Artist’s Retreat at McCarter Theatre. Her play Something Clean was commissioned for Sideshow Theatre’s Freshness Initiative where it will be produced in 2019 following its world premiere production at the Roundabout Underground in Spring 2019. Selina is a Northwestern graduate (’16) where she studied playwriting under Laura Schellhardt.

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