You All Know Me – I'm Jack Ruby!
- Website: www.cliffordbarry.co.uk/jack-ruby
November 24th 1963, 11.21am. Lee Harvey Oswald, the suspected assassin of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is gunned down by the Mafia's man in Dallas. Really? Take a seat, meet Jack Ruby.
November 24th 1963. 11.21am. Lee Harvey Oswald, the suspected assassin of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is gunned down in the Dallas Police Department by a man who shouldn't be there: local nightclub owner Jacob Rubenstein, also known as Jack Ruby – the Mafia's man in Dallas. Really? Take a seat. Meet Jack Ruby.
Written and performed by Clifford Barry, an actor with 25 years' experience in theatre, television and film (2013 credits include ITV's Coronation Street and HBO's Game of Thrones). Clive Holland has directed for the stage for over 30 years. Ages 14+.
Nomination: Best Actor (Buxton Fringe 2013)
'Utterly compelling…a vivid and visceral piece of theatre…Clifford Barry is nothing short of superb.' Buxton Fringe Review
'Barry cuts a commanding presence on stage … Ruby's been celebrated, pilloried, venerated and defamed, so it's high time we heard some words of his own. ****' – FringeGuru
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You All Know Me – I’m Jack Ruby!6 Aug 2013
Killer portrait of Lee Harvey Oswald-murderer from writer-performer Clifford Barry
Do we really know the man who shot the man who shot President Kennedy? Was the eponymous Dallas nightclub-owner part of a Mafia-organised plot to whack Lee Harvey Oswald, as history generally credits him to be, or was Ruby acting under other…