George Backman News

Rubicon Gives Life to 'Anne Frank'
by James Sims - Mar 21, 2007

The story is perhaps better known among the modern generation of playgoers than any other biographical production in theatrical repertory. It could thus be imagined that any such show is doomed to come off as stale or tired, yet it is the very fact that the multi-generational awareness of The Diary of Anne Frank is so abundant that the latest incarnation at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura works so well.... (more...)

Rubicon Presents My Antonia & It's Only Life in '07-'08
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2007

Rubicon Theatre Company's 10th Anniversary Season has been cloaked in secrecy, with the company planning a private preview event in May to announce next year's offerings. However, earlier this week company officials named two of the productions, which will be a part of the just-announced Southern California Festival of New American Musicals. (more...)