PlayNotes

Teachers and other audience members can enhance their theatrical experience with PlayNotes, our resource guide. Created by the Portland Stage Literary and Education departments, these extensive guides present a broad spectrum of information and perspectives on each play in our Mainstage season. PlayNotes appeals to a wide audience of student and adult readers who wish to delve more deeply into the plays on our stage.

PlayNotes for The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl has been published. To access this issue click here.

To access the Bibliography click here.

Subscriptions to the printed version of PlayNotes are also available (for more information on PlayNotes subscriptions, call 207.774.1043 x105).

PlayNotes is typically published one week before a show opens.

Educators interested in more information can contact our Education Department by clicking here.

Instant Resources

Links to resources about the Author and the Play are provided below for educators and audiences alike.

An NPR Interview with Sarah Ruhl.

Video with Sarah Ruhl discussing The Clean House and In the Next Room, or, The Vibrator Play.

The About Page on Sarah Ruhl’s Website.

The New Yorker on Sarah Ruhl.