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Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow to Play Hillary and Bill Clinton on Broadway

Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton will be directed by Joe Mantello.

Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will star in Hillary & Clinton on Broadway.
(© David Gordon)

Two-time Tony winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow will return to Broadway this spring in Lucas Hnath's new drama Hillary & Clinton, directed by Joe Mantello. Previews will begin March 16, with opening night set for April 18. The theater is still to be announced.

The play is described as follows: "Behind closed doors in the state of New Hampshire during the early days of 2008, a former first lady named Hillary (Metcalf) is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill (Lithgow), sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. If any of this sounds familiar, don't be fooled; in a universe of infinite possibilities, anything that can happen, will."

The creative team includes Chloe Lamford (set design), Ann Roth (costume design), and Hugh Vanstone (lighting design).

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