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Kennedy: Bobby's Last Crusade

From 68 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

About the show

Featuring a collection of Bobby Kennedy's most famous speeches, this world premiere solo play also highlights the personal and less publicized moments of those last four months of the 1968 campaign.

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"Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade" follows Robert F. Kennedy during the fateful 1968 presidential campaign, from his announcement of his intention to enter the race in March, to his last speech on June 4th at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.


Member Reviews (68)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

64
Banal, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if If you want to see a play that deals with the last months of RFK. A nice small theater.

Don't see it if Davis Arrows massacuttes accent goes in and out, not genuine. Never felt he was RFK.

52
Cliched, Disappointing, Dated

See it if you were young in the 60's

Don't see it if you dont like one man plays


November 8th, 2018
“Arrow is best when he's lifting directly from his subject's act: the speeches that RFK delivered...in his quest to win the Democratic nomination...Nightengale delivers a neat staging that clearly delineates between Kennedy's actual words and the original text...Unfailingly sympathetic to his sub...
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November 11th, 2018
"Informative and bittersweet solo piece...We get the softer, self-effacing side of the politician when he expresses regret over some of his actions during his brother's administration...Arrow certainly resembles his subject, though his inconsistent vocal impersonation can get a bit extreme. But, ...
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November 9th, 2018
"But when we first view him here, he seems almost a timid political tyro. Arrow and Nightengale have the character eventually gain assertiveness and depth, when such incidents as the assassination of Martin Luther King in April and a humiliating loss to McCarthy in the Oregon primary in May test ...
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November 13th, 2018
“There’s something absolutely electric about Bobby Kennedy...Arrow meets the demands of his one-person show...with fervor and delicacy...His script is plain, but feels alarmingly accurate...Nightengale really keeps the drama moving...The show is a lesson in perspective...Arrow’s strength is his d...
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