Hope! – Das Obama Musical

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Jahrhunderthalle, a venue in Frankfurt, Germany, where Hope! – Das Obama Musical premiered

Hope! – Das Obama Musical (English: Hope! - The Obama Musical) is a German musical inspired by the personal life and career of U.S. President Barack Obama, from his time in Chicago, Illinois, until the 2008 U.S. presidential election.[1][2] The show premiered on January 17, 2010, at Frankfurt's Jahrhunderthalle, a 2,000-seat venue.[3][4] It is believed to be the first stage production portraying the life of a U.S. president while he is still serving in office.[1]


  1. ^ a b Connolly, Kate (January 17, 2010). "Obama das musical makes a song and dance of US election". The Guardian. Retrieved January 18, 2010.
  2. ^ Raz, Guy (January 17, 2010). "Yes You Can — See The New Obama Musical". All Things Considered. National Public Radio. Retrieved January 18, 2010.
  3. ^ Schwammenthal, Daniel (January 19, 2010). "Obama Mia!". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved January 18, 2010.
  4. ^ Tapper, Jake (January 18, 2010). "Ich Bin Ein Hope-Monger: Obama Musical Premieres in Germany". ABC News. Retrieved January 18, 2010.

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