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Red - a play about abstract painter, Mark Rothko

    • Red
      by John Logan- directed by Wesley Longacre
      March 23 – April 14, 2019
      Free Preview 3/21/19 and Pay-What-You-Will 3/22/19
      Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. Raw and provocative, RED is a searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.
      ** ASL interpretation for the Saturday, April 12 performance.
      “Not every painting has to rip your guts out and expose your soul! Not everyone wants art that actually HURTS!” – Ken
      Tony Award for Best Play 2010