Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

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William & Sue Wills

The ever-popular "Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking," returns January 2024!

“Presidents & Their First Ladies, Dramatically Speaking” is the creation of the veteran acting and writing team of husband and wife, William and Sue Wills. After 20 years of operating their own theatrical company in the resort of Ocean City, MD, the couple is now in their 27th year of bringing to life the stories of 36 different Presidential couples. Amazingly, the Wills have appeared together on stage over 9,300 times… and still counting! They are not “impersonators”, but hope that their costumes, dialects, and demeanors will help recreate these historical characters.

Mr. and Mrs. Wills have performed in 36 of our 50 states and have given over 30 performances at seven of the nation’s Presidential Museums.  They are a true working team with William researching and creating the scripts while Sue edits his work and creates the costumes, many of which are her own designs.

With their “Presidents and First Ladies” program, William and Sue hope that by presenting the personal side of our first couples, they will become more than just names read about in history books.

They proudly present to us the story of our 39th President and First Lady: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.

From peanut farmer to Naval Officer, Governor of GA, and the Presidency, Jimmy had beside him his loving wife Rosalynn, who truly was Jimmy’s chief advisor and partner. His four years in office were filled with many controversial decisions and high points (peace between Israel and Egypt) and low points (Iran Hostages).

Their post-presidency saw them continue to do good work around the world well into their 90’s. President Clinton said of the Carters “No one has done more good things for more people than any other couple on the face of the earth”.

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Tue, Jan 09, 6:30 PM

Wellington Branch

Tue, Jan 16, 2:00 PM

West Boynton Branch

Tue, Jan 23, 2:00 PM

West Boynton Branch

Wed, Jan 10, 2:00 PM

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

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Tue, Jan 16, 6:00 PM

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Wed, Jan 24, 2:00 PM

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Thu, Jan 11, 2:00 PM

Lantana Branch

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Wed, Jan 17, 2:00 PM

West Boca Branch

Thu, Jan 25, 11:00 AM

Greenacres Branch

Fri, Jan 12, 2:00 PM

Jupiter Branch

Mon, Jan 22, 2:00 PM

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

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Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 PM
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Sun, Jan 14, 2:00 PM

Royal Palm Beach Branch

Mon, Jan 22, 6:30 PM

Main Library

Sat, Jan 27, 11:00 AM

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Belle Glade Branch