The Best Man

  • by Gore Vidal
  • Narrated by Terrence Currier, Johnny Holliday, Naomi Jacobson, Timmy Ray James, Michael Kramer, Marsha Mason, Paul Morella, Kevin Murray
  • 1 hrs and 58 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

This darkly satirical drama by Gore Vidal finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president, and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation's destiny. The political intrigues rampant in Vidal's 1960 setting are strangely similar what is going on today. Includes an interview with actors Fred Thompson and Marsha Mason.
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Terrence Currier, Johnny Holliday, Naomi Jacobson, Timmy Ray James, Michael Kramer, Marsha Mason, Paul Morella, Kevin Murray, Judy Simmons, Gary Sloan, and Fred Thompson.

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Cynical but Optimistic

I enjoyed this very much. Cynical, satirical and witty as you would expect from Gore Vidal but still with a hint of hope and optimism.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-10-2007
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works