To Do Thursday: All Politics is Sexual

We’re taking a wide stance on Tail! Spin!, a play written by NPR contributor Mario Correa and directed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. It’s a tour of some of contemporary American history’s most notorious boner-related political indiscretions. The play, which saw its ripped-from-the-headlines world premiere during the currently running New York International Fringe Festival, is in its final performance tonight. It stars cut-ups Rachel Dratch, Sean Dugan and Mo Rocca, and, via the shameful correspondences that ultimately unseated them, performed verbatim, Gov. Mark Sanford, Congressman Anthony Weiner, Congressman Mark Foley and Senator Larry Craig (all of them formerly so, of course). Scandalous!
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