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Complicated, passionate, and difficult, John Quincy Adams was a brilliant diplomat, an ineffectual one-term president, and a congressman known for his eloquence, arrogance, and integrity. This unique, highly theatrical play by award-winning playwright Aaron Posner (Stupid F**king Bird) imagines key confrontations between JQA and some of America's most dynamic figures: George Washington; Andrew Jackson; Frederick Douglass; Abraham Lincoln; his own father, John Adams; and more. At once provocative, haunting, and hilarious, JQA challenges the way we think of our country, our government, and ourselves.

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