Miller’s Crossing: RTR Kicks Off Its 17th Season With Later Works by the American Master

WHEN: Friday-Saturday, Sept 15 & 16
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Blackfish Gallery, 420 NW 9th Ave, Portland Oregon 97209
HOW MUCH: Suggested $10.00 at the door
RESERVE: 971.266.3787,


Miller’s Crossing: Arthur Miller’s Later Work


New York Times

Love and marriage. Fear and aging. Hope salvaged from the ruins of broken dreams and promises as Readers Theatre Repertory kicks of its 17th season with two late masterpieces by the American master Arthur Miller. This September, RTR stages Elegy for a Lady and The Last Yankee, with Marcus Steinour’s At Land’s End rounding out the evening of three beautiful short stories written for the stage.

“I love these plays,” says director Bob Martin, “and what they have to say about the human condition. Miller’s work is timeless. Attention must be paid to his remarkable body of later works. While I wish we had time to do all of them, I’m delighted that we have the opportunity to stage these gems.”

Through a series of elegantly crafted two-person scenes, these remarkable one-act plays explore the hidden landscape of age, regret, and hope as their protagonists beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. The excellent cast includes Jordin Bradley, Sharon Knorr, Josh Rengert, and Twig Webster.

Miller’s Crossing runs Friday and Saturday night, September 15 and 16, at Blackfish Gallery, 420 NW 9th Ave in Portland. Shows start at 8PM and run about an hour. Admission is $10.00. Reservations are strongly encouraged, and walk-ins should arrive by 7:30P. All reserved seats will be released to walk-ins at 7:55P sharp. For information and ticket reservations: 971.266.3787, or


At RTR we’re committed to producing theatre that’s excellent and affordable. To that end, we have not raised our ticket prices for 16 years. This year, we’ve increased our actors’ pay by 33%, and raised tickets to $10. Thank you for supporting our actors’ storytelling via this small increase.



Readers Theatre Repertory was founded in 2001 to tell “small stories with big ideas at their heart,” tales that alternately amuse, confront, assuage and inspire. Using one-act plays as the text, the company focuses on intimate human relationships to explore universal themes. Through these stories and through educational outreach and affordable ticket prices, RTR™ is committed to developing, expanding and diversifying Portland’s theatrical audiences. The company’s main stage season is at Blackfish Gallery™ in Portland’s Pearl District.

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