The Olivier Award-winning hit play COCK offers a Talkback after the 8pm performance on Thursday, August 23. Written by Mike Bartlett, directed by James MacDonald and starring Jason Butler Harner as M, Amanda Quaid as W, Cory Michael Smith as John and Cotter Smith as F, COCK opened to rave reviews on May 17 (previews began May 1) and is now playing through October 7 only at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street.
The talkback panel will feature Megan Fleming, Esther Perel and Judith Regan.
MEGAN FLEMING. Clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist Dr. Megan Fleming guides her clients to achieve the life, relationships and sex that they want by helping them know, name and transcend what’s getting in their way. She is a clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist with a thriving practice in New York City, a diplomat of the American Association of Sex Educators and Therapists (AASECT) and certified IMAGO relationship therapist. She founded the Sexual Health and Rehabilitation Program (SHARP) at Beth Israel Medical Center and currently is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry for the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University.
ESTHER PEREL is one of the world’s most respected voices on Erotic Intelligence, and the author of Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence. This bold, provocative new take on Intimacy and sex was recently ranked as the number 1 book on couples and sexuality on NPR and has become a global phenomenon translated into 25 languages. Fluent in nine of them, Esther is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in New York. She is a master trainer and speaker and an acknowledged international authority on couples, culture and sexuality. She has been interviewed in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New Yorker, featured in Vogue, The Guardian and The Observer, as well as a guest on Oprah, The Today Show and CNN.
JUDITH REGAN is an American editor, producer, book publisher and television and radio talk show host. From 1994 to 2004, Regan hosted a number of talk shows, including her own Judith Regan Tonight, a weekend talk show on the Fox News Channel. She currently hosts her own show on Sirius XM.
The performance schedule for COCK is Tuesday through Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2:30pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets are available by calling The Duke on 42nd Street Box Office at 646-223-3010 or online at www.Dukeon42.org Ticket prices are $79.50 for all performances except Friday and Saturday evenings which are $89.50. Box office hours are Tuesday-Fridays from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturdays from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Sundays from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A limited number of $25 Student Rush tickets are available, subject to availability, two hours prior to curtain at the Duke Theater box office. A valid ID is required and there is a limit of two tickets per ID per person.
For more information about COCK, visit www.CockfightPlay.com.