Say We Are Here: Selections from the Verdell A. Burdine and Otto G. Rutherford Family Collection
Otto Rutherford in the Theater
Otto Rutherford is on the right. Father Lee Owen Stone of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Parish is on the left.
Otto Rutherford, whose role (as Cal) was his first for the Portland Civic Theatre, is introduced on page 5.
Otto Rutherford was an actor in the Portland Black Repertory Theater, which began at Portland State University in 1975. The troupe included theater arts students and community members.
L-R: Rosemary Allen, Otto Rutherford, Ann Hall, Vernon Ambus, Kolleh Dura Suma.
This play, directed by Rosemary Allen, was the third production of the PSU Black Cultural Affairs Board. The performance troupe became the Portland Black Repertory Theater in 1979.