The Rubenstein Kiss

The Rubenstein Kiss is the debut play by British playwright James Phillips,[1] and the winner of the John Whiting Award and the TMA Award for Best New Play.[2]

The play, set in the 1950s and the 1970s, was inspired by an iconic photograph of the nuclear spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. It was premiered at the Hampstead Theatre, London in 2005, starring Samantha Bond, Will Keen, Gary Kemp and Martin Hutson.[1]

The play had its North American premiere on February 3, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. [3]


  1. ^ a b Billington, Michael (24 November 2005). "The Rubenstein Kiss". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Bloomsbury - James Phillips - James Phillips". Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Rubenstein Kiss - Catco". Retrieved 31 May 2017.