Rich Rubin’s comedy-drama KAFKA’S JOKE, which premiered in March at Desert Ensemble Theatre (Palm Springs, CA), received 13 award nominations by the Desert Theatre League, including Outstanding Production!
Rich Rubin awards keep rollin’ in! This time it’s for his feature-length screenplay, COSTA REHAB, which was selected as Best Comedy Script at the 2023 Chicago Indie Film Awards.
Congratulations to Sara Jean Accuardi for taking home the Oregon Book Awards’ Angus L. Bowmer Award for Drama for THE STORYTELLER.
EINSTEIN’S THEORY, a short story by Rich Rubin, was selected as a semi-finalist in the New England Journal of Medicine’s inaugural (2021) Medical Fiction Contest.
KAFKA’S JOKE, a full-length comedy-drama by Rich Rubin, received a special award from the Jewish Theatre of Warsaw, as part of the 2021 Szymon Szurmiej Contemporary Jewish Drama International Competition.
Rich Rubin’s SWIMMING UPSTREAM was the full-length Grand Winner of Shawnee Playhouse’s 2021-22 new play competition.
The Portland Civic Theatre Guild announced its winner and finalists for their 2019 New Play Award:
*Winner: SHAKESPEARE’S SKULL by Rich Rubin
*Finalist: THE OLD FOREVER NEW THINGS by Dan Kitrosser
Congratulations to Dan! The film he co-wrote, WE THE ANIMALS, won the NEXT Innovator Prize at Sundance and has been acquired by The Orchard (the indie studio partnered with MoviePass)! The film tied for the prize with the other film Dan worked on that went to Sundance, NIGHT COMES ON.
Congrats to Dan on having two movies heading to the Sundance Film Festival in 2018: WE THE ANIMALS (co-writer) and NIGHT COMES ON (script consultant).
Both films were workshopped at the Sundance Film Lab. Have fun in Park City!