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Video Watch: Celebrate Suffs 'Great American Bitch' in New Onstage Video

Set in the years leading up to the 19th amendment, Suffs explores the Women's Suffrage movement's victories and failures.

Suffs, now playing Broadway's Music Box Theatre, has released onstage footage of its cast performing the musical number “G.A.B.”, or Great American Bitch.

This song, newly added for the Broadway run, sees the Suffs raising a toast to the success of the 1913 Women’s Suffrage Procession, and celebrating the impact it has had on the greater movement for women’s rights. After suffragist Doris Stevens shares that she had been called a “bitch” by a heckler during the march, the Suffs bond over their own experiences of being assertive as women only to be labeled a bitch as a result. Check out video of the performance above.

The song is performed by Tony nominee Shaina Taub as Alice Paul, Kim Blanck as Ruza Wenclawska, Ally Bonino as Lucy Burns, Nadia Dandashi as Doris Stevens, and Hannah Cruz as Inez Milholland.

The musical previously had a sold-out run at the Public Theater in 2022. Jill Furman and Rachel Sussman produce the Broadway premiere, with Hillary Clinton and Malala Yousafzai as co-producers.

Taub is reprising her Off-Broadway performance as Alice Paul, alongside Tony winner Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon) as Ida B. Wells, Tony nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away) as Carrie Chapman Catt, Grace McLean (Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812) as President Woodrow Wilson, Cruz as Inez Milholland, Blanck as Ruza Wenclawska, Anastacia McCleskey (Waitress) as Mary Church Terrell, Bonino as Lucy Burns, Tsilala Brock as Dudley Malone, Dandashi as Doris Stevens, and Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show) as Alva Belmont/Phoebe Burn. All cast members—save for Skinner, McCleskey, and Blanck—were part of the Off-Broadway production. Bonino and Dandashi make their Broadway debuts in the show.

The ensemble includes Laila Erica Drew as Phyllis Terrell/Robin and Jaygee Macapugay (Here Lies Love) as Mollie Hay, along with Jenna Bainbridge, Dana Costello, Monica Tulia Ramirez, and Ada Westfall. Hawley Gould is the alternate for Alice Paul, with the company rounded out by swings Christine Heesun Hwang, Chessa Metz, Kirsten Scott, Housson Semon, and D'Kaylah Unique Whitley.

Director Leigh Silverman again directs the Broadway production, which features a largely new creative team. Aside from returning music supervisor and music director Andrea Grody, the Broadway creative team includes Suffs newcomers choreographer Mayte Natalio, scenic designer Riccardo Hernández, costume designer Paul Tazewell, lighting designer Lap Chi Chu, sound designer Jason Crystal, and orchestrator Michael Starobin. 101 Productions is the general manager.

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