Baldwin Returns to Bush Is Bad Jan. 19

News   Baldwin Returns to Bush Is Bad Jan. 19 Original Bush Is Bad cast member Kate Baldwin, who had taken a leave of absence to star in the San Francisco production of White Christmas, will return to the musical revue at the Triad Theatre Jan. 19.
Kate Baldwin in Bush is Bad.
Kate Baldwin in Bush is Bad. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Baldwin will replace her successor Jill Abramovitz. The cast currently features Neal Mayer and Tom Treadwell. About Baldwin's return, Bush Is Bad composer-lyricist-pianist Joshua Rosenblum said, “I'm thrilled that we've been running long enough that we can actually have a cast member leave and then return. Kate and Jill are both magnificently talented in very different ways-each with her own distinctive approach to Bush-bashing. It's quite inspirational.” Kate Baldwin has appeared on Broadway in Wonderful Town, The Full Monty and Thoroughly Modern Millie as well as the City Center Encores! productions of Babes in Arms, A Connecticut Yankee and Bloomer Girl.

Bush Is Bad, according to production notes, "aims venomous, highly partisan musical barbs at the President and his dissembling gang of conspirators, resulting in a take-no-prisoners show." Gary Slavin directs and choreographs.

Described as a cross between Forbidden Broadway and "The Daily Show," Bush Is Bad "provides a bracing dose of the truth with an emphasis on comedy, not malice." Song titles include "How Can 59 Million People Be So Dumb?," "Good Conservative Values," "The Gay Agenda," "Scooter Libby Superstar" and "New Hope for the Fabulously Wealthy." The revue plays Thursday and Fridays at 9 PM with occasional Monday-night shows.

The Triad Theatre is located in Manhattan at 158 West 72nd Street. Tickets are priced $25 with a $12 minimum. Call (212) 352-3101 for reservations or visit www.triadnyc.com.

Visit www.bushisbadthemusical.com for more information.

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