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Trump as theater: Mike Daisey's one-man show, 'The Trump Card,' delves into the Donald phenomenon

Monologist Mike Daisey has made his name channeling outrage on a range of contemporary issues while seated calmly behind a desk before an audience. His manner may be that of a homeroom teacher calling the roll, but he brings an artist’s outsider perspective and comports himself like a radical of...
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The next Trump will be even worse, Mike Daisey says

United States / Washington D.C. : Post Now

In his new show, "The Trump Card," the monologist explains the forces that brought The Donald to power, and how the next demagogue will be smarter and scarier.

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Arts / Theater & Performing Arts : The Theater Loop

Mike Daisey, monologist and the creator of "The Trump Card," will perform the piece for one night only in Chicago to kick off the run of Theater Wit's production. Daisey will perform his monologue examining the rise of the nation's ...

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Politics / US Politics : Washington Post: Politics

"The Trump Card," the latest work by the monologist Mike Daisey, begins and ends with an unprintable word. After they settle into their seats, the members of Daisey's audience are told that they are "f---ed." (There's an implication...

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United States / New York : Gothamist

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