Rubin’s Portland plays in online course

Two of Rich Rubin’s full-length plays that examine Portland’s troubled racial history, LEFT HOOK and COTTONWOOD IN THE FLOOD, will be featured in an online course.

Offered August 2–6, 2021, by Lewis & Clark’s Oregon Writing Project in collaboration with Vanport Mosaic.  

The course is designed as a curriculum-building exercise for educators, with the goal of encouraging students to write about local history as well as their personal experiences. Facilitated by OWP director Linda Christensen and Damaris Webb, co-director of Vanport Mosaic.

Oregon Book Awards Finalists in Drama: Panel Discussion

Join the five Oregon Book Award finalists for the Angus Bowmer Award in Drama for a panel discussion, moderated by Chip Miller, Associate Artistic Director of Portland Center Stage at The Armory.

April 28 @ 7:00 p.m., FREE, online

FINALISTS:
Sara Jean Accuardi of Portland, The Delays
Conor Eifler of Portland, You Cannot Undo This Action
E.M. Lewis of Monitor, How the Light Gets In
Anya Pearson of Portland, The Measure of Innocence
Andrea Stolowitz of Portland, Recent Unsettling Events

Rubin and Next Stage reach a GRAND JUNCTION

Next Stage Press published Rich Rubin’s GRAND JUNCTION.

The play received its initial public reading as part of Portland’s Fertile Ground Festival at Artists Repertory Theatre in January 2018, directed by Pat Moran. It had a second public reading by the Portland Civic Theatre Guild at the Sanctuary Theatre in November 2018, directed by Micki Selvitella.