Mr. President: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Mr. President tells the story of President Stephen Decatur Henderson, a man dedicated to his country and political service. As he faces the unexpected cancellation of a Soviet tour to Russia, Henderson’s decision to land in Moscow against protocol leads to personal humiliation and the loss of his re-election bid. Mr. President provides a glimpse into the inner workings of politics, while capturing the human side of those in power.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1960s / Various


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin

Book: Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1962)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

1960s, America, Large Cast, Political


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