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'Good Bobby' writer-actor digs deep into Kennedy's core
'Good Bobby' writer-actor digs deep into Kennedy's core

It's been a grand time lately for actors playing famous U.S. political figures on film: Josh Brolin in "W," Sean Penn in "Milk" and Frank Langella reprising his stage role in "Frost/Nixon." Another compelling, if far less publicized re-creation of a major politician is also currently on view, this time on stage, in "Good Bobby," a new drama about Robert F. Kennedy, written by and starring Brian Lee Franklin. The ambitious 10-character play, back at the Greenway Court Theatre after an extended run, covers RFK's life and career from his early to late 30s, starting in 1958 with his role as chief counsel to the Senate Rackets Committee. It...

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