Politics has long been derided as show business for ugly people, an assessment usually applied to the physical appearance of its participants. Common wisdom also tells us we get the leaders we deserve, and that's somehow more depressing than electing uggos. Why is it that politicians talk endlessly about better times and the good old days, but things always seem to end up in a tangle of personal scandal, graft, corruption or a piquant combination of all these elements? Are all these ugly people dying to lead us to some new golden age broken inside, or are do we voters simply force them into bad behavior by expecting too much from our leaders? Democracy and demagogues are both based on the power of the people, after all. These are the questions New Line Theatre tackles in its production of Andrew Lloyd... More >>>