Venue Details

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The Second Stage at the Adrienne Theatre
Between S 20th and S 21st 2030 Sanson St. Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Theater is rather warm. Dress accordingly.
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Get a discount coupon online for Central Parking across the street from the theater.
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Dress casually and enjoy.
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Went to Rachael's Noshery nearby. Good food, casual venue.
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It was warm, but theater is very intimate...
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Air conditioning that day was too drafty; we had to change seats twice.
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Reviews & Ratings

53 ratings
4.8 average rating
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attended Oct 04 2012

This one-man play was the best I have ever seen. I would rate this A+++. Russ Widdall is so energetic and intense as he plays the part of Bobby Kennedy. He was... continued

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attended Oct 31 2013

Easily the most intelligent, sensitive, moving play I have seen in a long, long time...I did not want it to end...The actor is a marvel...he WAS Bobby Kennedy...a very... continued

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attended Nov 10 2013

It's as FANTASTIC as everyone wrote - times two!!! The experience is being in RFK's drawing room and listening to him. Do NOT let this one pass you by.

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Quotes & Highlights

“This play is like an evening with RFK brought back to life, to remind us of the real American Dream that we used to really chase and believe in. I was amazed how resonant and potent the words of this man have proven to be."
RFK will be self-recommending to many people, but I hope some younger audiences get there, too. The show - and RFK himself - deserves it." -City Paper
“R_FK_ is special in several ways … it’s exceptionally well performed by Russ Widdall … and like many single-character shows, shifts back and forth in time, but does so with grace and electricity.” -_"Philadelphia Inquirer": _
“RFK is woven together to create a wonderfully memorable fantasia… featuring Widdall’s polished yet honest performance.” —Washington City Paper
“RFK is a triumph… the whole extraordinary enterprise is brought to life by one actor only… played with impressive panache by Russ Widdall… Don’t miss this one.” —DC Metro Theatre Arts 
“Regardless of your politics, party affiliation, or age, you should appreciate the extraordinary quality of Widdall’s acting… what a performance!” -Stage Magazine- with-new-city-stage-companys-rfk/
“This performance is a tour de force that must rank among the best of the past several seasons. Clear credit also goes to director Ginger Dayle.” —"Broad Street Review ":

About the Ticket Supplier: New City Stage Company

New City Stage Company is dedicated to presenting high quality professional theatre that engages audiences on a variety of levels; not only entertaining them but also encouraging awareness of issues relevant to the community.