to support Ian Ruskin’s performances
in Los Angeles this May & June as
Harry Bridges & Thomas Paine
Sunday, April 28th from 2 – 5 pm
For Appetizers, Refreshments, & Rewards!
Bring your Checkbooks!
Ian will perform excerpts from:
From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks
“He captures Harry Bridges brilliantly.” – Howard Zinn, Historian
To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine
“Spectacular!!!” – Harvard Law School
BIOGRAPHY: Ian Ruskin trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He has performed From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks about Harry Bridges over 200 times to over 50,000 people. The film version directed by Haskell Wexler, has aired on PBS for the past 4 years. He has produced film and radio documentaries and a major Education Project for high schools. He is currently working on a radio documentary about the life and music of singer/activist Barbara Dane.
Ian wrote To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine with a COLA Fellowship from the City of Los Angeles. First performances were at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse, Seattle, opening night of Grand Performances in Los Angeles, followed by the National Nurses United Convention, the American Philosophical Society, Harvard Law School, the California Judges Association Annual Meeting, and many others in the last two years.