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Power Over POTUS

Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing
85
Critics
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2 reviews
Members
85
47 reviews
 

Erica Vlahinos' raunchy comedy-cabaret explores the history of sexploits at the White House.

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'Power Over POTUS' is a gossip-fueled political comedy about the women who did 69 in the Situation Room, used whips in the West Wing, had romps in the Rose Garden, and never acted First Ladylike. A certain former intern receives an invitation to get back in action 20 years after getting rug burn in the Oval Office. As she ponders pounding an orange POTUS, she seeks guidance from the spirits of the women who stood (and laid) in her shoes. Note: For mature audiences only. $20 food and beverage minimum per person.

 

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Reviews (49)

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83
Avg Score

85
Theater In The Now

"A laugh riot...Vlahinos has infused humor in history to lampoon one of the most infamous news cycles in our history...Using parodies of pop hits through the ages, the musical not only showcases Vlahinos' effortless performance but her stellar writing. Some of the songs strike stronger than others, but on the whole, Vlahinos has found a way to an include a spectrum of styles that remain cohesive to her storytelling." Full Review

80
Nitelife Exchange

"The lively, raucous and ribald theatre piece, created and performed by the versatile Erica Vlahinos, who inhabits all of these lively ladies, is an entertaining romp through sexual history...What is great fun is the choice of the music. Each of the women is well-defined by the song selections...Vlahinos is a confident and clever actress, singer and lyricist...If the show has some flaws, they are clearly outranked by the virtues to be found in the vices of our presidents." Full Review

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88
Funny, Ambitious, Relevant, Great writing

See it if you're dismayed with the current political climate, and want a good laugh.

Don't see it if you don't find political jokes funny.

85
Clever, Intelligent, Quirky, Raunchy, Relevant

See it if Playful historical satire with feminist and political themes. Fun singing and acting with an energetic live band. Witty pop song parodies.

Don't see it if You want to avoid explicit sexual material. You wouldn't enjoy the lampooning of powerful men and the women who pursue them.

76
Ambitious

See it if you enjoy raunchy, cabaret comedy, show for women. political, current material. you have to pay attention as some material is not clear.

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy raunchy,cabaret, comedy, political. Not a great deal of depth to this show but slightly entertaining.Not required to see.

92
Funny, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great performance

See it if Fun, funny one-hander, with a first-rate writer/performer (with backup trio) strutting her smart, sexy stuff.

Don't see it if Like Trump? Stay home. Sex talk bothers you? It ain't Mary Poppins. But you'll be missing some good insights and great laughs.

77
Ambitious, Clever, Quirky, Indulgent, Great writing

See it if you love musical revues of political scandals. This is the star/writer/director's contribution to all the political theater going on in NYC.

Don't see it if you've seen too many politically relevant plays this year and you get frustrated when the music drowns out the words.

80
Funny, Clever, Refreshing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You like comedy, cabaret, great singing, sexy, funny one women show.

Don't see it if Don't like comedy and democrats.

Also I gave it an 8 even thought her writing needs revision. Somehow the mu... Read more Read less

80
Funny, Clever, Raunchy, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you would enjoy a one-woman powerhouse singing in the voices of various first ladies/mistresses with wit and charm. Cabaret performance.

Don't see it if you are easily offended by sexual content; you don't enjoy "dinner theater" type of venue; you are not into one woman shows.

80
Funny, Delightful, Quirky, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you like cheesy comedies that explore a niche topic within American politics.

Don't see it if you are looking for something deep or would prefer original music.

86
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you enjoy cabaret/spoof performances with relevance

Don't see it if you are looking for a big, splashy musical production

70
Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Edgy, Overrated

See it if You enjoy political jokes of any kind.

Don't see it if You are a serious political voter.

74
Funny, Clever, Relevant, Great writing

See it if You enjoy one woman shows that are full of energy and topical humor.

Don't see it if off color jokes and language bother you.

Also The reason my rating is not higher is because of the venue. Sitting ne... Read more Read less

77
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if enjoy political musicals with a one person playing multiple roles enjoy funny raunchy humor. Ok with a one hour show.

Don't see it if want to have heard the songs before dont enjoy a one woman show and are easily offended. dont like dinner theater.

90
Witty, creative

See it if Appreciate parody over the men in power. Jus the right length for the show

Don't see it if Do not appreciate raunchy humor to discuss the sexual peccadilloes of the most powerful men in the world

84
Funny, Clever, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy funny off-beat shows.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy raunchy political satire.

93
Funny, Delightful, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if A one-woman show w/ powerful pipes who sings about presidential mistresses delights you. It was a deviously creative & humorous performance

Don't see it if You expect to see more than one person on stage. This subversive approach to women's rights & gender equality goes down easily in song-form

87
Funny, Clever, Edgy, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if you like political jokes.

Don't see it if you are hyper Trump supporter.

70
Funny, Slow, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you got time to watch

Don't see it if you dont want a 20 dollar food and beverage minimum per person at the show

85
Funny, Clever, Quirky, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for a behind the scenes view of Presidential indiscretions in a comedic presentation.

Don't see it if You are offended by raw and offensive language or do not want to spend extra money on food or drinks ($20 per person mandatory).

94
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if You need a laugh in this crazy political world!

Don't see it if You think our current potus is good somehow.

94
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant

See it if If you like political sattires. And if you detest the current administration. This a good opportunity to support those who openly oppose.

Don't see it if You are a Republican.

80
Great acting, Slow, Great singing

See it if You want to see a very talented performer writer and producer

Don't see it if You don't want to pay the $20 food/drink charge

92
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you want to have a great time. Want to see lovely impressions of past mistresses. Awesome narrative with a great twist at the end.

Don't see it if Don't want to help support Erica and her lovely assistant Jessica. Dislike fun. Dislike profanity. Are defensive about Trump.

83
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you like an amusing show of political sex scandals

Don't see it if you like a more serious play or the topic is too shallow, and there's a drink minimum.

62
Funny, Great acting, Overrated

See it if The cast is funny and overall its an enjoyable night. The production value is very low but a fun cabaret piece.

Don't see it if You can catch anything at Joes Pub or 54 Below. This just doesn't really land in a satisfying way and the songs are relatively weak.

79
Great acting, Indulgent, Great writing, Overrated

See it if Great cast. Good direction. Clever concept. You like political dramas or seedy tabloid tales.

Don't see it if You are just done listening about tales of the white house. The show feels a little heavy handed. More humour would ease the harsh realities