Back in 2008 Obama campaigned in Germany, and now it’s paying off:
Spiegel on Line says,Hope-a-Looza
Barack Obama Musical to Kick off in Frankfurt
Barack Obama and his dramatic ascent to power has inspired a raft of books and articles. Now a German musical is set to pay an all-singing, all-dancing tribute to the world’s most powerful man. Hope! will soon premiere in Frankfurt.
Wearing a knitted cardigan and crooning into his microphone, Barack Obama paces around the stage, wooing Michelle with a love song. In another number, now clad in a suit, Jimmie Wilson who plays Obama, struts up and down, clasping his mike and leading a euphoric gospel chorus of “Yes We Can.”
During the course of the performance, they all become infected by Obama’s message of change.
Yes indeed. And “yes we can” expect a Broadway run, too, that way we’ll all become infected at the same time.
Sarah Palin, Hillary, & McCain have parts, too. At least, actors playing them do. I wonder who they’ll cast a TOTUS, though.