The Theater: Scene of the Crime

JACK RUBY, ALL-AMERICAN BOY

by JOHN LOGAN in association with PAUL BAKER

Dallas was the scene of epic tragedy, but the city has never possessed much of a tragic sense. It has tended to regard itself, somewhat defensively, as a bystander at a drama enacted by out siders. Still, even after more than ten years, there is a complicated fascination in watching the Dallas Theater Center's company replay the events of November 1963 before a Dallas audience.

Not that Jack Ruby, All-American Boy is anything like an indictment of Dallas. Or that John Logan's play...

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