Political Comedy Tail! Spin!, With Rachel Dratch, Sean Dugan and Mo Rocca, Set for FringeNYC
20 Jul 2012
Tail! Spin!, a new political comedy starring Rachel Dratch, Sean Dugan and Mo Rocca, will premiere as part of the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival in August.
Penned by NPR "Weekend Edition" contributor Mario Correa, Tail! Spin! will play Aug. 11-16 at the Kraine Theatre.
The show promises "a hilarious and heartbreaking verbatim reenactment of the preposterous sex scandals that brought down former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, former U.S. Congressman Anthony Wiener of New York, former U.S. Congressman Mark Foley of Florida, and former U.S. Senator Larry Craig of Idaho..."
Correa's script is solely comprised of the actual words of the various politicians, culled from e-mails, speeches, tweets and more.
Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges (Lysistrata Jones) will direct the ast featuring Dratch ("SNL"), Dugan ("Smash") and Rocca ("The Daily Show"), with others to be announced shortly.
Tail! Spin! is the hysterical new comedy drawn verbatim from the leaked e-mails, raunchy texts and tell-tale tweets that brought down politicians Anthony Weiner, Mark Sanford, Larry Craig and Mark Foley. With SNL Alum Rachel Dratch! Only $55!