About This Show

From the creator of the hit HBO series Big Love comes an epic slice of history centering on 1970s Alabama politics. Beautiful, divorced beauty queen Cornelia Folsom is a force of nature who works her way into the heart of Governor George Wallace. Together they plan to take over the state and then the White House until an assassination attempt halts his presidential campaign. But no obstacle is too great for Cornelia to overcome, as she secretly harbors her own political ambitions amidst a hostile campaign staff, her rarely sober mother, and southern shenanigans in this sweeping, provocative tale of sex, power, and bare-knuckled American politics.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: May 21, 2009 Final Performance: June 21, 2009

Theatermania Review

| | May 22, 2009
Mark Victor Olsen’s bioplay about George Wallace and his second wife needs some trimming and more juice to be fully effective.