A 'Final' Night With George W. Bush

By Dan Froomkin
9:32 AM ET, 03/13/2009

Neal Justin writes in the Minneapolis Star Tribune: "Will Ferrell, best known for playing overgrown frat boys, bubbleheaded anchormen and spoiled athletes, seems an unlikely Broadway angel. But the comedian has performed a minor miracle with 'You're Welcome, America. A Final Night With George W. Bush,' a sold-out hit on the Manhattan theater scene based almost entirely on a decade-old impersonation that should be about as relevant now as an Abbott and Costello routine.

"But the 90-minute production, which HBO will present live on Saturday, one night before the show closes, has struck a chord with audiences who can't resist sharing one last laugh at the 43rd president's expense."

HBO has cobbled together some trailers. Here's one of them:

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