SSP presents THE BEST MAN
Second Street Players 2020 presents Gore Vidal's
* * * THE BEST MAN * * *
Fridays, SEP 11 and SEP 18 at 7:00p
Saturdays, SEP 12 and SEP 18 at 7:00p
Sundays, SEP 13 and SEP 20 at 2:00p
SSP's Riverfront Theater
2 South Walnut Street
Milford, Delaware 19963
ABOUT THE PLAY...
The New York Post describes the plot as follows: "William Russell, the ex-Secretary of State, is a wit and scholar with high liberal principles, beloved of the eggheads and suspected by practical politicians. Joseph Cantwell is a ruthless and hard-driving young man, a dirty fighter who will let no scruples stand in the way of his ambitions. And Arthur Hockstader is an ex-President, who loves politics for their own sake, admires a rough-and-tumble battler more than a chivalrous one, and is determined to have the final say in the selection of his party's candidateThe ruthless young man has got hold of papers indicating that his rival once suffered from a mental crackup, which he is all set to use. Then his scrupulous antagonist comes across some incriminating evidence about Cantwell, which he is loath to produce. The scruples don't appeal to the ex-President, who enjoys seeing the boys fight. All of this provides the framework for some vivid and interesting scenes in which Mr. Vidal contrasts the minds, emotions and fighting spirits of the two candidates"
Riverfront Theater (Ver)
2 S. Walnut St.
Milford, DE 19963
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