Political Satire: The Best Man by Gore Vidal
The Best Man by Gore Vidal is a political satire set at a fictional 1960 Presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia complete with backroom deal-making, the corrupting influence of television cameras, backstabbing battles for delegates, and endorsements. Joseph Cantwell, the ambitious Populist senator will use any means to get the nomination, while Secretary of State William Russell, the Liberal intellectual struggles to maintain his principles. Each battling for the endorsement of the outgoing president, who enjoys playing one against the other – you will get to cast your vote at intermission!
“Well-crafted and witty with surprises, reversals, pungent character sketches, satire, worldly wisdom and juicy roles for all concerned.” —NY Magazine
“Vidal’s story is a corker! Suspenseful, funny, surprisingly fresh!” —Associated Press.
COMPASS PLAYERS SERIES DISCOUNT AVAILABLE of $10 off of the total price if you purchase 1 ticket to all 3 shows (Agnes of God, The Best Man, and West Palm Prime) at the same time. If you are purchasing a pair of tickets to each of the three shows – you would save $20 total, 3 tickets to each show would receive $30 off the total price, etc… This discount is only available through the Box Office, so stop by in-person or please call: (623)815-7930.
Adult Tickets $33 ($30 + $3 ticketing fee)
Seniors or Students (must show a valid school ID) $30 ($27 + $3 ticketing fee)
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McMillin Theater (This theater can get chilly, we recommend bringing a sweater.)
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