As Roy Cohn, the brilliant attorney with an excessive appetite for men, money and drugs, lies on his deathbed, all the people from his past resurface to render judgment on his life. More…
Both loathed and adored, Roy Cohn remains a mystery to many. Citizens of prominence were fiercely loyal to him, and he counted among his friends celebrities like Barbara Walters and Ronald Reagan. Roy’s relationships with his controlling mother, his housekeeper, his lover, Barbara Walters, Julius Rosenberg, and his own inner child are explored. On his deathbed, Roy is faced with the ultimate question: has he led a good and honorable life or a life filled with mistakes and lies? What must he do in order to die in peace?
See it if Although this was directed with panache and the acting excellent, the play was a mess and made no sense. Dramaturgy needed!
Don't see it if You need a play with a developed script and a character who is dynamic and not a stereotype.
See it if you have an interest in plays about Roy Cohn and want to see a great performance.
Don't see it if you expect a fresh approach to the subject of Roy Cohn and his misadventures.