Ladyfriend For President
Follow along as three presidential hopefuls make their way down the campaign trail. This multimedia project focuses on Democratic candidate Irene Brandt, Republican Reagan Rickshaw and Independent candidate/internet pop sensation Fresca. Ladyfriend for President pokes fun at politics and pop culture through a half-hour news special, music video, Twitter accounts, commercials, political ads, a live-improvised debate, and an actual election where real people voted for the next President of the United States.
MEET THE CANDIDATES
Irene Brandt (D)
as played by Becky Wilkinson Hauser
Reagan Rickshaw (R)
as played by Beth K. Gibbs
as played by Jen van Kaam
BOTTOMLINE: THE PRESIDENTIAL SPECIAL
Bottomline is a half-hour special that takes a deep dive into the backgrounds of our three candidates and their lives on the campaign trail.
COMMERCIALS & EXTRAS
The Bottomline special features four commercials, clips from Fresca’s music video for her hit single Crazy Like a Fox, and a clip from Fresca’s first viral video.
YELLING IN A CIRCLE
We check in on the candidates on the political commentary show, Yelling in a Circle.
The three candidates faced off in a live improvised debate at HUGE Improv Theater.
IRENE BRANDT’S BREAKDOWN
The Election show took place at Brave New Workshop where the audience voted for their candidate-of-choice. This video covers the events of the evening.