New City Stage Company opened the Philadelphia of"RFK" by Jack Holmes on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 and then extended the show into November after 18 straight sold-out houses. Arguably the highest rated play performed in the greater Philadelphia area this fall, it has received rave reviews and was attended by the playwright as well as many other theatre professionals and producers. As a result, "RFK" in being fully produced 2 more times within the next year by New City Stage Company.
In honor of President John F. Kennedy and the 50th anniversary of his untimely assassination, New City Stage Company will present the show as part of their 2013-14 season. The show will open in early November and there will be a special guest speaker on Friday, November 22, 2012, 50 years to the day of the tragedy in Dallas, Texas. New City's 2013-14 season will focus on controversial and groundbreaking American politicians.
New City Stage Company will also present the show as part of the Capital Fringe Festival, July 11 - 28, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The show will be the featured production of the festival.