The Outsider
by Paul Slade Smith

Productions (15)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m
  • Set: Single set, a governor's office.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-620384-907-8

The Outsider
by Paul Slade Smith

(7)
Productions (15)
  • Comedy
  • |
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m
  • Set: Single set, a governor's office.

Ned Newley doesn't even want to be governor. He's terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of Staff, Ned seems destined to fail. But political consultant Arthur Vance sees things differently: Ned might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for... the worst candidate to ever run for office. A timely and hilarious comedy that skewers politics and celebrates democracy.

Pricing Information

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Standard Edition $9.99
eScript Digital Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

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Play Details

Ned Newley doesn't even want to be governor. He's terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of Staff, Ned seems destined to fail. But political consultant Arthur Vance sees things differently: Ned might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for... the worst candidate to ever run for office. A timely and hilarious comedy that skewers politics and celebrates democracy.

  • Comedy
  • |
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m
  • Set: Single set, a governor's office.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-620384-907-8

Published Reviews

"Funny, timely, and dare we say, entirely possible, The Outsider is a wonderfully crafted, superbly presented show... It is an insightful, witty satire about modern American politics that will appeal to a vast audience."

Broadway World

"Mr. Smith deserves to go to Washington, and all around our nation, with this inspired satire."

Green Bay Press

Production History

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Production Group
Location
MAY 07, 2020 - MAY 16, 2020
North Peace Cultural Centre
Fort St. John, BC Canada
North Peace Cultural Centre Fort St. John, BC Canada
MAR 08, 2020 - MAR 15, 2020
Community Circle Players
Cornardo, CA United States
Community Circle Players Cornardo, CA United States
FEB 28, 2020 - MAR 08, 2020
Waynesboro Players, Inc.
Waynesboro, VA United States
Waynesboro Players, Inc. Waynesboro, VA United States
FEB 19, 2020 - MAR 22, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
FEB 14, 2020 - APR 19, 2020
Stage West Calgary
Calgary, AB Canada
Stage West Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
FEB 14, 2020 - FEB 22, 2020
BackAlley Community Theatre
Grand Cane, LA United States
BackAlley Community Theatre Grand Cane, LA United States
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 09, 2019
Holy Name High School
Parma Hts., OH United States
Holy Name High School Parma Hts., OH United States
OCT 18, 2019 - NOV 17, 2019
Chautauqua Playhouse
Carmichael, CA United States
Chautauqua Playhouse Carmichael, CA United States
OCT 18, 2019 - OCT 26, 2019
Chelsea Players
Norwich, CT United States
Chelsea Players Norwich, CT United States
OCT 17, 2019 - NOV 09, 2019
Curtain Call Theatre
Clifton Park, NY United States
Curtain Call Theatre Clifton Park, NY United States
OCT 05, 2019 - OCT 20, 2019
Emmanuel Lutheran Actors' Theatre Ensemble (ELATE)
North Hollywood, CA United States
Emmanuel Lutheran Actors' Theatre Ensemble (ELATE) North Hollywood, CA United States
SEP 27, 2019 - OCT 05, 2019
Muskogee Little Theater, Inc
Muskogee, Oklahoma United States
Muskogee Little Theater, Inc Muskogee, Oklahoma United States
SEP 13, 2019 - OCT 26, 2019
St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
Hudson, WI United States
St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre Hudson, WI United States
JAN 24, 2018 - FEB 18, 2018
Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ United States
Paper Mill Playhouse Millburn, NJ United States
JUN 16, 2015 - JUN 30, 2015
Peninsula Players Theatre
Fish Creek, WI United States
Peninsula Players Theatre Fish Creek, WI United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
MAY 07, 2020 - MAY 16, 2020
North Peace Cultural Centre
Fort St. John, BC Canada
North Peace Cultural Centre Fort St. John, BC Canada
MAR 08, 2020 - MAR 15, 2020
Community Circle Players
Cornardo, CA United States
Community Circle Players Cornardo, CA United States
FEB 28, 2020 - MAR 08, 2020
Waynesboro Players, Inc.
Waynesboro, VA United States
Waynesboro Players, Inc. Waynesboro, VA United States
FEB 19, 2020 - MAR 22, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
FEB 14, 2020 - APR 19, 2020
Stage West Calgary
Calgary, AB Canada
Stage West Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
FEB 14, 2020 - FEB 22, 2020
BackAlley Community Theatre
Grand Cane, LA United States
BackAlley Community Theatre Grand Cane, LA United States
NOV 08, 2019 - NOV 09, 2019
Holy Name High School
Parma Hts., OH United States
Holy Name High School Parma Hts., OH United States
OCT 18, 2019 - NOV 17, 2019
Chautauqua Playhouse
Carmichael, CA United States
Chautauqua Playhouse Carmichael, CA United States
OCT 18, 2019 - OCT 26, 2019
Chelsea Players
Norwich, CT United States
Chelsea Players Norwich, CT United States
OCT 17, 2019 - NOV 09, 2019
Curtain Call Theatre
Clifton Park, NY United States
Curtain Call Theatre Clifton Park, NY United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
FEB 19, 2020 - MAR 22, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach, CA United States
North Coast Repertory Theatre Solana Beach, CA United States
FEB 14, 2020 - APR 19, 2020
Stage West Calgary
Calgary, AB Canada
Stage West Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
SEP 13, 2019 - OCT 26, 2019
St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
Hudson, WI United States
St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre Hudson, WI United States
JAN 24, 2018 - FEB 18, 2018
Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ United States
Paper Mill Playhouse Millburn, NJ United States
JUN 16, 2015 - JUN 30, 2015
Peninsula Players Theatre
Fish Creek, WI United States
Peninsula Players Theatre Fish Creek, WI United States

Awards (1)

BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Award, Best Play (2015)

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