Politics is a visual medium.
People vote for idiots who look like leaders.
Ned Newley is a new phenomenon:
a leader... who looks like an idiot.
"An insightful, witty satire about modern American politics. Funny, timely and - dare we say - entirely possible." - Broadway World
"There is no doubt about it. The Outsider is one of the funniest shows you will see this year."
- Let's Go to the Theatre
Paul Slade Smith is a writer and actor living in Brooklyn, New York. His play, Unnecessary Farce, winner of nine regional theatre awards, has had over 250 productions throughout the United States and in Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Switzerland, Iceland and Singapore. As an actor, Paul is currently appearing in the Broadway revival of My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center. His past performing credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Finding Neverland (original Broadway casts), national tours of Wicked and The Phantom of the Opera, and productions at American Repertory Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Goodman and Steppenwolf.
The Outsider was originally produced at Peninsula Players Theatre in Wisconsin, where it was honored with seven Milwaukee Awards nominations -winning three awards, including Best Play of 2015. The play received its second production at Paper Mill Playhouse at the beginning of 2018.
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