Venue Details

2 Star Starred
The Second Stage at the Adrienne Theatre
Between S 20th and S 21st 2030 Sanson St. Philadelphia, PA 19103
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"RFK"
54 ratings
4.8 average rating
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13 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 01 2013

The performance was phenominal!…A great theatrical evening. Really a 10! Go, if u r thinking about it.

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3 reviews
0 stars
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 wonderful! I was young when all this took place in history, but through Russ'...continued

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5 reviews
64 stars
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 realistic portrayal...Beautifully, simply, lovingly presented, all around...I...continued

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“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. —NYTheatre.com

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

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

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