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Power Over POTUS

From 2 critic and 47 member reviews
Members say: Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great writing

About the show

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

'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.



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


100
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Edgy

See it if You like a wonderful take on our presidents mistresses and good comedy

Don't see it if you don't like political comedy

97
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant

See it if you like to dine and see a show at the same time.

Don't see it if you are a Trump supporter

95
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you like political events. actress received a standing ovation

Don't see it if you think Clinton did not have an affair with Monica

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

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
Clever, Funny, 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.

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

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

92
Delightful, Funny, Clever

See it if You like politics and sex and song

Don't see it if You want anything more than a one woman show.

92
Entertaining, Funny, Intelligent, 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.

92
Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Refreshing

See it if You are open to a fun cabaret type vibe

Don't see it if you want a traditional theater outing

92
Clever, Delightful, Great writing, Hilarious, Refreshing

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.

91
Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Must see

See it if You enjoy great acting & singing that is relevant to the story. Very funny and imaginative writing. The cafe, good food & a great venue

Don't see it if If you don't have a sense of humor or get easily offended by salty language.

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

90
Funny, Raunchy, Quirky, Relevant

See it if you want to have a fun evening out. Actress/Writer was fantastic!

Don't see it if you are offended by sexual situations

88
Ambitious, Funny, 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.

87
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Edgy, Hilarious

See it if you like political jokes.

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

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

See it if you enjoy cabaret/spoof performances with relevance

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

85
Clever, Raunchy, Quirky, Relevant, Intelligent

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.

85
Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great writing

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).

84
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Relevant

See it if you enjoy funny off-beat shows.

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

83
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, 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.

83
Funny, unique, quirky, good singing

See it if Want to be entertained and get a good laugh. Slow start but picks up and had a surprise hilarious ending!

Don't see it if If you can't take political jokes.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Refreshing

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
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Raunchy

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
Clever, Delightful, Great singing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy a laugh and are not a Trump fan

Don't see it if You want a big splashy production or dislike a cabaret setting

80
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Quirky

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.


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