Rich Rubin


Rich Rubin’s plays have been produced throughout the U.S., and internationally in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Mexico.  Institutional colleagues in the development and/or staging of his plays have included the American Bard Theater Company, Manhattan TheatreWorks, Capital Stage, Castillo Theatre, American Actors UK, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, English Theatre Berlin, Gulfshore Playhouse, Detroit Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Charlotte, Portland Center Stage and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.  Rich’s work has been nominated for the L. Arnold Weissberger Award (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and has been selected as a winner of the Julie Harris Playwright Award, Todd McNerney Playwright Award, Fratti-Newman Political Play Award, Portland Civic Theatre Guild New Play Award, Playhouse Creatures Emerging Playwright Award and the Neil Simon Festival New Play Award.  His plays have also been chosen as a finalist for the Playwrights First Award, Ashland New Play Festival, Woodward-Newman Drama Award, Trustus Playwrights Festival, Gulfshore Playhouse New Play Festival, New American Play Project (Utah Shakespeare Festival), nuVoices Festival (Actors Theatre of Charlotte), Oregon Book Award, Reva Shiner Comedy Award, Heideman Award (Actors Theatre of Louisville), JAW Festival (Portland Center Stage), ATHE Award for Excellence in Playwriting and the Burbage Prize (UK).  Rich is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, the New Play Exchange and Portland’s Nameless Playwrights and LineStorm Playwrights.