The Best Man

The Best Man, Poster

Fri, Nov 2 - 7:30pm
Sat, Nov 3 - 7:30pm

Thu, Nov 8 - 7:30pm
Fri, Nov 9 - 7:30pm
Sat, Nov 10 - 7:30pm
Sun, Nov 11 - 2:00pm

Thu, Nov 15 - 7:30pm
Fri, Nov 16 - 7:30pm
Sat, Nov 17 - 2:00pm

The Best Man

Presented by Madison Theatre Guild

By Gore Vidal
Directed by David Pausch

At the Presidential primaries in the summer of 1960 in Philadelphia, an ethical man running for the Presidential nomination runs against an “unscrupulous” man. Populist southern senator Joseph Cantwell is a “bigot and a charlatan”, while William Russell, who prides himself on his honesty, is the liberal candidate, “likable, forceful and humorous.” Both candidates try to get the endorsement of the popular outgoing president, who enjoys not telling them which one he’ll endorse.

Timely & thought-provoking political thriller about ambition, scandal, ruthlessness, & corruption.

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The Best Man will be performed on the Drury Stage.

Approximate run-time: 2 hours, 15 minutes

General Admission: $20

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