IN BED WITH ROY COHN, Starring Christopher Daftsios, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
One of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called IN BED WITH ROY COHN. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, IN BED WITH ROY COHN opens tonight, September 2nd, and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $55-65 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com.
IN BED WITH ROY COHN is a serious end-of-life comedy about one of the most enigmatic and controversial men in American history, Roy Cohn. At the end of his colorful life, Roy awaits the inevitable, supported only by his last remaining faithful servant, Lisette. He is visited by the most important figures of his time demanding a reckoning for deeds good, bad and ugly. With bedfellows including, Julius Rosenberg, Ronald Reagan, Barbara Walters, Roy's lover Serge, his mother Dora, and his youthful self, Roy is catapulted into a wacky and surreal wonderland, where his muddled reality ultimately becomes clear.
Cast includes Christopher Daftsios (Picture Ourselves In Latvia, "Royal Pain") as Roy Cohn, Marilyn Sokol (Broadway: Grease), Lee Roy Rogers (TRIBES), Ian Gould (Acting Company's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court), Nelson Avidon (Keeping The Faith), Serge Thony (Red. White. And Detroit), Andy Reinhardt ("Manhattan Love Story"), Rebeca Fong (The Bad and the Better).
Creative Team: Sarah Edkins (Set Design), Gertjan Houben (Lighting and Projection Design), Karen Ledger (Costume Design), Andy Evan Cohen (Sound Design), Lisa Shriver (Choreographer), Stephanie Klapper (Casting), Katie Kavett (Production Stage Manager) and Perry Street Theatricals (General Management).
Photo Credit: Russ Rowland