Solo Show Explores the Life of Union Leader Harry Bridges
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The last date listed for From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks was Thursday June 27, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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The weather was lovely!. I wore layers. The air conditioning is very good in the theatre..To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine dress • Jun 27 2013 star this tip starred
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Featured review from stodj
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Incredible night at the theatre. I'd seen this actor before, on PBS and on stage, so knew it'd be wonderful...but what a treat. Ian Ruskin commands the stage as Aussie union leader Harry Bridges. I learned a lot about the reasons unions were formed...and even more...how to live true to your beliefs and not let government bureaucrats, business owners and others block your dreams of equality and democracy....funny it took an immigrant Aussie to do this. Great active Q&A after, and loved the opening night reception with food from whole foods and wine! Going again to enjoy the Paine opening night tonight!
My friends and I also love going to Abbott Kinney just a block away- named the coolest street in the US by GQ!
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Didn't expect such a fun night:
-handsome English actor at the top of his game,
-inspiring show and
-catered opening night with organic food and drink.
I learned so much about a time in history I didn't know anything...continued
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June 20 is opening night with a reception, including wine, cheese, and dessert, at the venue following the performance.
See Goldstar member reviews of the play’s run at its previous location.
“Unmistakable topicality and human interest infuses From Wharf Rats to Lord of the Docks … undeniably apropos for the corporatist-beleaguered present.” -Los Angeles Times
“Not only do we see this master stage craftsman in a sterling performance, we also are informed of an important and rarely broached part of America’s sordid labor history. For anyone who works for a living, or is dependent on workers to live (and that’s all of us), From Wharf Rats to Lord of the Docks is a must-see show.” -showmag.com
“Ruskin’s hour-long play is a gentle reminder of who this man was and how valuable he was to the global growth of protections for longshoremen, warehousemen, and merchant-marine sailors.” —Stagehappenings.com
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