The Prez And I? My First Lady?: Obama Musical Premieres In Germany

January 17, 2010: Actors portraying Michelle and Barack Obama sing a musical number in a show that documents Obama’s rise to the presidency. The musical, called Hope: The Obama Musical Story, premiered at the Jahrhunderthalle Theater in Frankfurt, Germany, and features characters that played a key role in the 2008 campaign. Watch video from a preview of the musical here.

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Jimmie Wilson as Barack Obama.

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Tracy Plester as Hillary Clinton.

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Della Miles, who plays Michelle Obama, with her onstage husband.

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Not only does she play Hillary Clinton — Tracy Plester also plays Sarah Palin.

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Boysie White as Jeremiah Wright, gets his own musical number.

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David Hanselmann, as Sen. John McCain, shakes hands with his onstage running mate Sarah Palin.

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