Yes, it's real. And yes that's a picture of a German actress playing Sarah Palin in Hope—The Obama Musical
which is currently wowing audiences in Frankfurt
. Personally, I think the people who vote for the Tony Awards should follow in the footsteps of the Nobel committee and give this thoughtful and charismatic new show a golden statuette for best musical because it seems like it might possibly have the potential to do a good job on Broadway someday. Maybe.
If that's not enough to boggle the mind guess who shows up to perform a little gospel number?
Oh yeah, it's Reverend Wright!...
If you're just dying to see some choice scenes here's a link. Warning: Hillary has a song all about being "ready on day one."