Theater Review: “A Girl’s Guide to Washington Politics” @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre

On loan from Chicago, comedy troupe The Second City is back at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, this time with their production of A Girl’s Guide to Washington Politics. As you no doubt surmised from the title, the group skewers our nation’s recent leaders and the increased lunacy in today’s political debate. Aided by a set that resembles a metro platform, there’s even room for some DC-centric jokes. Topics include Todd Palin’s unhappy marriage, Nancy Pelosi’s pervasive bitterness, and, of course, the horrors of commuting. Some bits work better than others, but with performers of this caliber, you can always be sure there are more hilarious moments than there are misfires.

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