Created by Symphony Space Founding Director Isaiah Sheffer and veteran comedy writer Martin Sage, Race for the White House addresses the biggest issues of this Presidential election cycle. The G.O.P.'s war against women, the Supreme Court's historic decision on undoing health care, and the acute suffering of Mitt Romney's dog, Seamus -- New York's most up-to-date political entertainment addresses it all.
The cast will include Ivy Austin, Kathryn Markey and Mary Brienza of The Chalks; singer Eric Poindexter; soprano Lisa Flanagan; and comedian Joel Chasnoff. Joining the Follies for select dates are special guest stars, including jazz bassist/songwriter Jay Leonhart and comedian Katie Goodman. Beth Ertz will serve as musical director.