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Trial On The Potomac Play in NYC

Off-broadway play asks its audience to vote on Nixon’s complicity in Watergate   He’s not a crook. At least that is what most audiences of an off-Broadway play about President Richard M. Nixon — starring famed impersonator Rich Little — think of the late, disgraced Watergate figure. The show puts the audience of “Trial on … Review by Conor Skelding Read More » Review by Ellie Gardey

Richard Nixon Play Trial on the Potomac

Was Richard Nixon driven from office by a conspiracy of prosecutors, judges, Democratic congressmen, and the media for crimes he didn’t commit? An off-Broadway play that premiered over the weekend, Trial on the Potomac, uses historical documents to consider whether Nixon is innocent of covering up the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters. At the … Review by Ellie Gardey Read More » Review by Darryl Reilly, Critic

Rich Little starring as Richard Nixon Off-Broadway

Darryl Reilly, Critic Richard Nixon did not resign in 1974, and instead was tried in the United States Senate, are the conceits of playwright George Bugatti’s uproarious, inventive and factual Watergate fantasia, Trial on the Potomac: The Impeachment of Richard Nixon. Based on Nixon lawyer Geoff Shepard’s 2015 book The Real Watergate Scandal, Mr. Bugatti crafts a … Review by Darryl Reilly, Critic Read More »