Mark Rothko on Stage
Art And Culture
Sunday, February 25, 2018

Mark Rothko on Stage

‘Red’ a play by American playwright, screenwriter and film producer John David Logan is underway at Paliz Theater House.
Red is about American artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970) at the height of his career. Viewed through the lens of his youthful new assistant called Ken, viewers see Rothko at the pinnacle of his creativity, but struggling through the creation of a series of large paintings intended to feature in New York’s brand-new ‘Four Seasons’ Restaurant.
As Ken and Rothko paint, they challenge each other to ask big questions about art: what it takes to create it and what its role should be in the world. Set in the 1950s, and based on a series of real events, Red takes a compelling look at the ever-changing relationship between an artist and his creations, 


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