On The Gist, it’s a Jon Favreau–flavored mash-up: Swing Wars.

In the interview, the walls cave in, the props catch fire, the actors stammer and forget … and it’s all part of the plan. Kevin McCollum, one of the producers of Broadway’s longest-running play, tells Mike how The Play That Goes Wrong makes audiences laugh. 

In the Spiel: By breaking them, at least the Trump administration is making us bone up on obscure but important rules.

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