The play explores the tension between liberalism and fundamentalism in American politics. On election night, things are looking rosy for the Democratic party. But as the likely President-elect, his wife, advisors, and 20-year-old son watch the results roll in, controversial photos of John Jr are gathering momentum on the Internet and the press team is working on damage limitation. Shinn has had four previous plays staged at the Royal Court: Where Do We Live, Four, Other People and Dying City.
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