In Bed With Roy Cohn at Theatre Row's Lion


Undercover Productions presents a new play In Bed With Roy Cohn, written by Joan Beber and directed by Katrin Hilbe, which begins previews on 25 August 2015 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre, before an officially opening on 2 September, and a limited run trhough to 3 October 2015.

Synopsis: "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."

The cast of In Bed With Roy Cohn includes Christopher Daftsios (Roy Cohn), Marilyn Sokol, Lee Roy Rogers, Ian Gould, Nelson Avidon, Serge Thony, Andy Reinhardt, and Rebeca Fong.

The creative team features choreography by Lisa Shriver, scenic design by Sarah Edkins, lighting and projection design by Gertjan Houben, costume design by Karen Ledger, and sound design by Andy Evan Cohen.

- by Tom Millward