The Ruby Sunrise

The Ruby Sunrise

by Rinne Groff, Full Cast
     
 
Setting off from a farm in Indiana as a young girl named Ruby struggles to turn her dream of the first all-electrical television system into a reality, and jumping forward to a McCarthy-era New York TV studio where Ruby's heirs fight over how her story should be told, THE RUBY SUNRISE charts the course of the phenomenon of television: from early idealism and sparks of

Overview

Setting off from a farm in Indiana as a young girl named Ruby struggles to turn her dream of the first all-electrical television system into a reality, and jumping forward to a McCarthy-era New York TV studio where Ruby's heirs fight over how her story should be told, THE RUBY SUNRISE charts the course of the phenomenon of television: from early idealism and sparks of genius, to promises fulfilled and compromises brokered, and beyond.

Editorial Reviews

Broadway.com
With her stylish new play THE RUBY SUNRISE, Rinne Groff demonstrates both vaulting thematic ambition and sinuous theatrical flair.
New York Sun
Entertaining...thought-provoking...commentary on the transformative powers of storytelling.
Variety
...reflective, ambitious play...emotional resonance.
New York Magazine
Measured and intelligent, optimistic yet clear-eyed—in other words, just right for our hysterical moment.
Boston Globe
Channelling the power of television, THE RUBY SUNRISE is a gem.
Star-Ledger
Smart and absorbing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580813716
Publisher:
L.A. Theatre Works
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
L. A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collections
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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