Political Suicide

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This Isn’t Your Party But You’re Invited

TO JOIN SAMANTHA FARRELL AND AWARD-WINNING WRITERS ERNEST THOMPSON AND JOE DELEAULT IN COMMITTING POLITICAL SUICIDE   “I love music that makes trouble,” Ernest said. The four plays of POLITICAL SUICIDE do, casting an affectionate but critical eye on, in order, the electoral process (POTATO HEAD FOR PRESIDENT), the protest

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Someone to Care (About)

THE BEEHIVE QUEEN OF SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE COMMITS POLITICAL SUICIDE WITH OSCAR WINNER In Welfare Thee Well, one of the four plays comprising Political Suicide, a young woman sings, We all got worries, we all got hurdles, we all got burdens to bear. “I wanted it to sound like a

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Four New Plays

ERNEST THOMPSON INTRODUCES NEW POLITICAL PLAYS by Adam Coughlin ~   New Hampshire is widely known as a center of presidential politics. But it also has world-class theater. It only makes sense that the two would be joined and the man to do it would be perhaps New Hampshire’s most

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Funnier Than the Debates

‘POND’ WRITER PARODIES POLITICIANS AND PROTESTERS by Lynne Tuohy ~ CONCORD, N.H.—As candidates crisscross New Hampshire in their quest for votes, an Academy Award-winning writer thinks the time is ripe for “Political Suicide.” That is the title of four one-act plays Ernest Thompson – who wrote “On Golden Pond”– will

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New Hampshire Primary

NH PRIMARY: ERNEST THOMPSON, AUTHOR OF ‘ON GOLDEN POND’ by Doug “VB” Goudie ~ VB talks to Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson, author of “On Golden Pond,” about the New Hampshire primary and his latest play, “Political Suicide.”       Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

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Unique Udpate

NEW HAMPSHIRE THIS WEEKEND by Rick Ganley ~ Hippo Editor Amy Diaz talks with NHPR’s Rick Ganley about a new play from New Hampshire’s Ernest Thompson, Political Suicide.

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Commit Political Suicide

Whitebridge’s hit production of Ernest Thompson’s darkly funny new plays heads Off-Broadway, and around the country, for the fall election. POTATO HEAD FOR PRESIDENT imagines taking the best of each candidate and creating one inspiring one; OCCUPY NEW LEXINGTON features a small town kid dreaming of joining the movement; in WELFARE THEE WELL a

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Political Suicide: October 10-25

PRESENTED BY NEMASKET RIVER PRODUCTIONS Premiering on New Hampshire’s Primary Night 2012, directed by and starring Ernest, POLITICAL SUICIDE went on to productions on both coasts, in partnership with Rock The Vote. It’s another election year and Nemasket River Productions is presenting the four provocative and darkly funny plays that

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