Rude Mechanicals Theater Company Brings I Coulda Been a Kennedy to NYC Fringe

News   Rude Mechanicals Theater Company Brings I Coulda Been a Kennedy to NYC Fringe Rude Mechanicals Theater Company, the Off-Broadway group which gave playwright Will Eno his first major New York production when it produced The Flu Season, will return to the Manhattan stage with a New York International Fringe Festival offering.

The troupe will presnt Dennis Trainor, Jr.'s I Coulda Been a Kennedy in association with Artful Dodger Productions, at the Players Theatre, located at 115 MacDougal Street in Manhattan. Ted Sluberski will direct a cast featuring Julie Fitzpatrick, Matthew Lawler, Helen Piper Coxe, Stephen Bradbury, Crystal Bock, Mimi Cozzens, Denise Lute and Kelsey Kurz.

The play concerns the O'Reilly family, who aim to place their prodigal son in the White House. However, a few things get in the way, among them, "Vietnam, the Iran-Contra scandal, the war in Iraq, the Bush/Kerry election and cicadas."

Performances play Aug. 11-26.

Trainor is a founding member of RMTC and served as co-artistic director from 1998 to 2001.

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