The show stars Nathan Lane as U.S. President Charles H.P. Smith; Lane had announced his intention to leave the show on July 13 last month. It also stars 2008 Tony Award nominee Laurie Metcalf (Clarice Bernstein), Dylan Baker (Archer Brown), Ethan Phillips (Turkey Representative), and Michael Nichols (Dwight Grackle).
The creative team includes Scott Pask (sets), Laura Bauer (costumes), and Paul Gallo (lighting). Mantello is a two-time Tony Award winner for Assassins and Take Me Out.